Mexican officials say they have confirmed the first mutation of the A(H1N1) flu virus in a girl who survived the infection.

Health Minister Jose Angel Cordova told Mexican journalists on Wednesday that the case was the first confirmed mutation of the swine flu virus, though there were 423 other suspected cases.

He said the girl was treated two months ago . . . .  (Continued)

http://news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-world/mexico-detects-first-swine-flu-mutation-20100304-pk4p.html

Crofsblogs: virus mutated to become resistant to Tamiflu
Health minister José Ángel Córdova has confirmed the first case in Mexico in which the H1N1 virus mutated to become resistant to Tamiflu, the principal antiviral against the disease.

http://crofsblogs.typepad.com/h5n1/2010/03/mexico-confirms-first-h1n1-mutation.html

Bangladesh
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China
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Egypt
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India
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Indonesia
•  Indonesian Expert Disagrees that Bird Flu is Under Control (Link)

Malaysia
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United States
•  Revised CDC data on H1N1 hospitalizations and deaths (Link)

Vietnam
•  More northern provinces see bird flu outbreaks (Link)
•  WHO confirms 3 human H5N1 cases (Link)
•  7 new outbreaks of H5N1 in birds in February (Link)

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