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H1N1 cases jump to 38

November 27, 2009 Leave a comment

Accra, Nov. 20, GNA – Confirmed cases of pandemic influenza H1N1 in Ghana have jumped to 38 following the conformation of 16 cases at the Lincoln Community School in Accra, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) announced on Friday. Read more…

The Hajj: A perfect storm for swine flu?

November 27, 2009 Leave a comment

Forget stampedes, fires and terrorist attacks. The big fear this year concerning the Hajj, the annual millions-strong pilgrimage to Mecca, is swine flu. Read more…

Swine Flu Scare – Lincoln School Confined

November 25, 2009 Leave a comment

The latest outbreak of the H1N1 influenza in the country, which has brought the total number of cases to 43, has led to the confinement of 16 students of the Lincoln Community School in Accra as they undergo treatment, following the closure of their school. Read more…

Ghana Health Service confirms two additional cases of H1NI Flu

November 24, 2009 Leave a comment

Ghana Health Service confirms two additional cases of H1NI Flu ,November 23, 2009 .Accra, Nov. 23, GNA – The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Monday confirmed two additional cases of H1N1 influenza, increasing the cases to 40, Dr Joseph Amankwah Director of Public Health of the Ministry of Health said in Accra. Read more…

Four pilgrims die of Swine flu

November 24, 2009 Leave a comment

Four pilgrims have died of swine flu as they take part in this year’s annual Mecca pilgrimage, Saudi officials say. Three of the victims – a woman from Morocco and men from Sudan and India – were in their seventies. The fourth was a 17-year-old girl from Nigeria. Read more…