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Pandemic Influenza A/H1N1 Continues in Iceland

by 5m Editor
13 November 2009, at 9:34am

ICELAND - The H1N1 flu, which reportedly broke out on 27 October 2009, is pressing on in Iceland.

On Wednesday, 11 November 2009, the country's veterinary authorities sent Follow-up report No.1 to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

According to the OIE, the virus was, in all probability, transmitted from humans to pigs at a pig farm. The entire country is under threat from the spread of the virus.

A reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test was conducted and results confirmed the presence of the H1N1 virus.

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