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Influenza H1N1: The balance sheet gets heavier in Morocco

The Minister responsible for relations with Parliament and government spokesman Mustapha El Khalfi announced on Tuesday (February 5th) that five new deaths caused by the H1N1 virus have been recorded, bringing the death toll to 16. He also assured that 20 patients have fully recovered and another 36 are still on treatment.

The deaths related to swine flu are due to complications related to at least one vulnerability factor, namely pregnancy, chronic diseases, old age and very young age, the ministry said in a statement.

And to add that in the framework of the national watch and surveillance system of seasonal flu, the current epidemiological situation remains usual, in comparison with previous seasons and with the world situation reported by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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