The number of confirmed cases of swine flu A(H1N1) among the US military personnel in Iraq has reached 113.

The number of cases reported on August 11 was 71, whereas, by this morning this had climbed to 113, indicating an acceleration in the rate of spread, reported Associated Press.


•  Scott Robson lost flu battle after 12 hours (Link)

•  Brazil bans advertising for flu suppressants (Link)

•  Chinese cases over 2,500 (Link)

•  Ecuador president under swine flu observation (Link)

•  Egypt Puts Restrictions on Umrah Pilgrims  (Link)

•  Screening for virus, AIIMS doc suspected to have swine flu (Link)
•  Two more swine flu deaths in Bangalore, toll three  (Link)
•  Three die of suspected swine flu in Maharashtra (Link)
•  Flu panic spreads faster than virus (Link)
•  Pune Festival postponed, to be held in December (Link)
•  Flu toll reaches 24; PM assures all possible help (Link)


•  H1N1 recommendation: Don’t kiss mezuzot (Link)
•  H1N1 virus death toll in Israel now seven (Link)

•  Japan confirms first H1N1 death (Link)
•  H1N1 flu virus hits female soccer player, sumo wrestlers (Link)

•  Three new deaths bringing total to 59 (Link)
•  Not Practical To Disclose H1N1 Hotspots – Muhyiddin (Link)

•  Russia to spend $10.7 mln to fight swine flu (Link)

•  Swine flu declines in Samoa (Link)

South Africa
•  S. Africa reports fourth swine flu death (Link)

South Korea
•  S Korea confirms 1st A/H1N1 flu death (Link)
•  2nd flu death in S.Korea (Link)

•  Another patient falls victim in Spain to Swine Flu virus (Link)
•  Spain’s Health Minister Ignores Own No-Kissing Advice (Link)

•  Taiwan reports second death from A/H1N1 flu (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Scotland: Swine flu cases in Lothians drop as vaccine nears (Link)
•  Parents are worried about the swine flu vaccine (Link)
•  Law firms ‘seeking to jump swine flu vaccine queue’ (Link)

United States
•  CDC Graphs: Week 31 ending August 8 (Link)
•  U.S., Galaxy teams gets medical advisory after Landon Donovan’s illness (Link)
•  NC: Erwin postpones JV football over swine flu (Link)
•  Ninth H1N1 death in Oregon (Link)
•  KY: Students miss school in Boyle County for flu like symptoms (Link)
•  Montana: H1N1 Outbreak Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (Link)
•  CA: More swine flu cases found in Madison (Link)
•  20 Louisiana State U students diagnosed with Type-A flu (Link)
•  GA: Health officials respond to school flu wave in Thomas County (Link)

•  1,933 new A/H1N1 flu cases confirmed in Europe (Link)