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Friday, May 15, 2009

Malaysia confirms first case of A(H1N1) flu !

latest news from the Star Newspaper

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia on Friday confirmed its first case of the A(H1N1) flu in a 21-year-old student who returned from the United States on Wednesday morning.

A statement by the Health Ministry's director-general, Dr. Ismail Merican, said the young man was hospitalised on Thursday for fever, sore throat and body aches.

Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the case made Malaysia the 36th country to be affected by the virus.

All passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH091 from Newark on Wednesday are urged to contact the Health Ministry by calling 03-8881 0200 or 03-8881 0300.

more information on the H1N1 virus : Health Ministry

i remember last week reading a news article by the Health Ministry saying that Malaysia is unlikely to be affected by H1N1 virus.... that time i was laughing how sure are they....
and now you see... what it happen after a week... =.=''

luckily my fever and flu had recovered...... if not i scared they will quarantine me.... oopz... heheee

hope everyone will be more alert on personal Hygiene...
clean ur hands often and I think the 1:99 detergent method still works for this H1N1 virus..


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