Cuba Reports 69 A H1N1 Flu Deaths

HAVANA TIMES, May 11 – The Cuban health authorities reported 69 deaths due to the A H1N1 virus since it was introduced in the island in 2009, according to data by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Moreover, 1,492 have caught the disease, while acute respiratory diseases have increased in recent weeks, reported IPS.

In the first phase of national vaccination campaign for high risk sectors that took place in April,  some 10% of the island’s population received the vaccines.