While the number of influenza A(H1N1) cases has continued to wane, cases of seasonal influenza B have continued to increase, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday. (snip)
DOH-contracted laboratories have found 88 percent of new flu cases to be H1N1 type, with the remaining 12 percent tested as being B-type. (snip)
The trend is especially obvious in China, with influenza B accounting for around 40 percent of flu cases, Shih added.
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