GENEVA (Reuters) - The number of confirmed cases of the new Influenza A (H1N1) flu has climbed to 6,497, including 65 deaths, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday.
The number of countries reporting confirmed cases remains at 33, with the vast majority of cases in Mexico and the United States, the WHO said in a twice-daily update.
Chinese mainland's first confirmed A/H1N1 patient who was only identified by the family name Bao is recovering, said He Jun, spokesman of Chengdu City Health Department in Sichuan Province, Tuesday.
There are now 60 confirmed cases of H1N1 flu in Iowa. However, no one in Iowa has died from this new virus and public health agencies soon will start tracking this new virus as a normal strain of the flu.