Ethiopia confirms first cases of H1N1

June 20, 2009

“Since swine flu was declared in Mexico, Ethiopia has been free of the disease. But today we can confirm two cases,” he said.

Both were teenage girls who arrived back in the country on Saturday for a break from their U.S. high school, he said. “We have enough drugs to treat 100,000 people should it break out,” Tewedros said. (Reporting by Barry Malone, writing by Helen Nyambura-Mwaura)


One comment on “Ethiopia confirms first cases of H1N1

  1. The good thing is the rainy season has started so there will be less chance for the virus to spread.

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