Taiwan CDC Warns Of US Travel Due To trH3N2

Thursday, November 10, 2011
By Paul Martin

November 10, 2011

International Travel epidemic

The United States ─ H3N2 swine flu

Source: WHO Event Information Site for IHR National Focal Point, 2011/11/2

U.S. 11 / 1 reported two cases of swine-derived H3N2 influenza cases, prior to the onset had a history of contact with pigs. 1 case of 8-year-old boy, the incidence of 10/22, 10/24 medical treatment; the other 1 case of 58-year-old male veterinarian, the incidence of 10/20, 10/21-10/24 hospital. The United States this year, total 7 cases swine-derived H3N2 influenza cases so far in 2005 total of 15 cases.

Relevant countries and regions:

The above translation is from the Taiwan CDC website which warns of travel to all 50 US states and District of Columbia due to the two most recent trH3N2 cases described at the WHO password protected site (IHR National Focal Point) for the reporting of diseases covered by International Health Regulations.

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