Another Italian has, alas, fallen victim to the AH1N1 or swine flu virus. Unlike the previous death which had been caused perhaps indirectly by a swine flu infection, this time the female victim was apparently in a good state of health. UPDATE: See main post for details of a third suspected victim.
Swine flu is causing concern at a worldwide level. Big scary words such as ‘pandemic’ are being used to describe its effects, and the posts I’ve written on the subject have attracted quite a bit of interest too. But why all the fuss?
Sadly, someone has finally succumbed to the Swine flu virus in Italy. However, the person who died, a 51 year old man from Naples, did have a history of medical problems and was not in good health when he caught the H1N1 virus.
Summer is upon us, which means that in normal years hoards of Italians head for the United Kingdom to do summer English courses.
Up to yesterday afternoon, 16th June, and including 5 new cases, a total of 72 confirmed cases of swine flu have occurred in Italy.
This is just a quick update based on an Italian Health Ministry press release issued today. There have been 26 confirmed cases of swine flu in Italy to date, but no deaths.
There are now nine confirmed cases of swine flu in Italy, according to a press release made by the Italian Health Ministry today.
The Italian health ministry is continuing to issue press releases to keep Italy up to date on the swine flu situation both in Italy, and around the world. This post is based on a press release made today.
For Italians, Mexico is quite a popular holiday destination. As a result of this popularity, the swine flu (‘febbre suina’ in Italian) outbreak which is sweeping Mexico at the moment, has garnered the attention of Italy’s media.