Worldwide spread of H1N1 flu outbreak

June 23 (Reuters) – The WHO [World Health Organization) has declared an influenza pandemic and advised governments to prepare for a long-term battle against the virus.

Latvia has registered its first confirmed case of the A (H1N1) flu virus. A second Australian diagnosed with H1N1 has died. Honduras has confirmed its first H1N1 swine flu death.  Montenegro confirmed its first case of the flu virus in a patient who flew in from the United States. Tunisia also discovered its first cases of the new H1N1 flu on Monday.  [The following] are some details about the spread of the new H1N1 flu, a mixture of swine, bird and human viruses and which has infected over 52,700, according to the latest World Health Organisation and local health authority tallies.

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