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Total Confirmed Human Swine Flu Cases Jumps To 4,250 In The UK

June 22, 2017

An additional 535 confirmed human cases of Swine Flu A(H1N1) cases have been confirmed in the England, plus 111 in Scotland, 5 in Northern Ireland, and 3 in Wales, bringing the UK total so far since April 2009 to 4,250, says the Health Protection Agency (HPA). The HPA informs that the infection can be effectively treated with antiviral medication. The majority of UK cases have been mild, the agency says, and people have recovered fully after treatment.

The increase in the number of cases appears to be accelerating each week - just in one day during the last week the figure rose 20%. Total confirmed cases of Swine Flu A(H1N1) infection in the UK (Source: HPA) East of England - 205
East Midlands - 63
London - 985
North East - 34
North West - 55
South East - 323
South West - 88
West Midlands - 1516
Yorkshire & Humber - 95
TOTAL ENGLAND - 3364
Northern Ireland - 24
Scotland - 850
Wales - 12

TOTAL UK - 4250