H1N1 claims first recorded victim in Fiji 2011-04-08 08:49:45

SUVA, April 8 (Xinhua) -- The H1N1 endemic has claimed its first victim in Fiji almost two years after the deadly disease first hit the island nation, local daily newspaper The Fiji Times reported Friday.

According to the report, the deceased, a 30-year-old man, was one of six people in Rotuma diagnosed with H1N1 after an outbreak on the island in January.

The matter was highlighted by the World Health Organization ( WHO) communicable diseases expert Dr Jacob Kool at a health symposium in Suva...