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Jordan's A/H1N1 flu deaths rise to 11

01-23-2011 11:01 BJT

AMMAN, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- A four-year old Jordanian girl died Saturday of A/H1N1 influenza, increasing the number of the flu fatalities in the country to 11, Jordan's health authorities announced Saturday.

The girl, who was admitted into the state-run Prince Hamzah Hospital, was in a "very critical condition and suffered from a chronic disease," the statement obtained by Xinhua said.

In the statement, the health ministry said the number of A/H1N1 flu cases registered in the country reached 181 since the discovery of the first case in early December 2010.

In 2009, the number of A/H1N1 flu cases registered in the Arab kingdom hit 3,033 cases, while the number of flu fatalities reached 16.



Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: Xinhua

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