WHO: 40 Confirmed Swine Flu Cases in US

World | April 27, 2009, Monday // 18:56| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: WHO: 40 Confirmed Swine Flu Cases in US A view of a newspaper headline near Times Square in New York, New York, USA, on 27 April 2009. Photo by EPA/BGNES

The World Health Organization says there are now 40 confirmed cases of swine flu in the United States and that it "very concerned" about the disease's spread.

WHO says none of the cases in the US have been fatal.

The death toll in neighboring Mexico has already reached 103 since the first case on April 13.

Spanish Health Minister Trinidad Jimenez confirmed Monday the first case of swine flu in Europe. About 20 people are under investigation for suspected symptoms of the disease in Spain.

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