Swine Flu Cases Hit 13 in Cuba

HAVANA TIMES, June 17 – Four new cases of the influenza AH1N1 were confirmed in Cuba by the Pedro Kourí Institute of Tropical Medicine, with which the total amount of cases detected on the island is now 13, announced the Ministry of Public Health in an official note on Tuesday evening.

The four new cases include a four-year-old US boy who lives in Florida, a Cuban woman 73, who was in the United States for 6 weeks until returning last week to the island, a 26-year-old Cuban man returning from Spain, and a Cuban woman, 45, returning home from Toronto Canada.

The Ministry of Public Health also announced that a report on the situation of AH1N1 cases in Cuba would be issued each Friday.