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Slovakia now confirms 13 cases of A/H1N1 novel flu

Slovakia has recorded four new confirmed cases of A/H1N1 novel flu, taking the overall number to 13, the country's chief public health officer, Ivan Rovný, said on Tuesday, June 30 to the TASR newswire.

Slovakia has recorded four new confirmed cases of A/H1N1 novel flu, taking the overall number to 13, the country's chief public health officer, Ivan Rovný, said on Tuesday, June 30 to the TASR newswire.

The latest cases involve an eight-year-old boy with permanent residence in Ireland who is currently visiting Slovakia, a nine-year-old girl from Komárno who spent a week in Great Britain, a 20-year-old man from Žiar nad Hronom who recently returned from the US, and a five-year-old girl who flew into Slovakia from Argentina via Uruguay and Spain.

The previous cases of infection confirmed with this virus included a 37-year-old man, his eight-month-old child, a 35-year-old woman, a 24-year-old airline flight attendant, a flight attendant from Komárno, a woman from Bratislava who recently returned from the US, a 17-year-old girl from the Bratislava region who was in Cyprus between June 16 and 24, and a 32-year-old man from Bratislava region who recently arrived in Slovakia from the US. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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