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    Flu death rises to 12 in Mongolia

    2009-11-12 07:25:00

    ULAN BATOR, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the A/H1N1 flu rose to 12 in Mongolia while the number of infected people climbed to 955 with 737 in the capital Ulan Bator alone, the health ministry said Wednesday.

    Sukhbaatar province registered its first flu case, increasing the number of infected provinces to 18, according to the Press and Information Service of the Ministry of Health.

    It meant that among the country's 21 provinces, only Bayan-Olgii, Dundgobi and Gobi-Altai have not reported any flu cases, it said.

    Mongolia declared a nationwide state of high disaster preparedness on Nov. 4 in the wake of the spread of the A/H1N1 flu virus.

    The health authorities have taken a series of measures against the spread of the A/H1N1 virus since Oct. 12, when the first A/H1N1 case was registered in the country.

    The government has earmarked 6.4 billion tugrik (4.5 million U.S. dollars) to buy vaccines and anti-viral medications as well as medical diagnostic equipment, and restricted cultural and sports activities.
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    Mongolia: [Influenza] A killed 16 people; over 1000 cases

    November 17, 2009 Source: People's Network

    From November 4 to implement a high state of alert since the influenza A H1N1 influenza cases in Mongolia slowdown in the growth, the Government adopted a series of responses to initial success, but the prevention and control of the situation is still grim.

    A thousand people have passed the current flu death 16 people, the mortality rate over 1.5%. Therefore, primary and secondary school holidays may be further extended.

    According to information released today by the Ministry of Health of Mongolia, as at 10:00 on the 17th, the Mongolian national tally included 1015 patients with Influenza A H1N1 influenza, of whom 746 Ulan Bator, a person, place in 19 provinces (21 provinces) 269. Mongolia, Gobi Altai, in the Gobi and other two provinces are not found in influenza H1N1 flu pandemic.
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      Re: Mongolia confirms 16 new influenza A fatalities

      Deaths of A/H1N1 flu rise to 17 in Mongolia
      2009-11-20 10:16 BJT

      ULAN BATOR, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- The death toll of the A/H1N1 flu virus in Mongolia rose to 17 on Thursday, the health ministry said.

      The number of people who were infected with the A/H1N1 virus rose to 1,073, of which 776 were in Ulan Bator and 297 in other provinces, according to a report from the health ministry.

      Cases of virus have not been registered in two provinces. The report said 23,271 people received medical services in hospitals.

      With the infection rate not decreasing, the government decided Wednesday to prolong the heightened state of preparedness which it announced on November 3 for two weeks, head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and chief of governmental working group M. Enkhbold said. In addition, the date of call-up was prolonged for two weeks.
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