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15 new A/H1N1 flu cases confirmed in Europe

2009-09-22 00:57:57 GMT2009-09-22 08:57:57 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- A European health agency said Monday that 15 new A/H1N1 flu cases were reported in European countries within the last 24 hours.

Of the new cases, 14 were confirmed in Switzerland, one in Latvia, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in its daily situation report.

The total number of confirmed cases of the A/H1N1 flu virus in the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA)countries rose to 52,725, with 1,538 cases in Spain and 13,471 in Britain, 1,125 in France and 19,015 in Germany, the ECDC said.

The ECDC publishes a daily situation report about A/H1N1 flu cases in the EU and EFTA countries based on official information from these countries.

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