30 December 2012, 03:10

9 Palestinians succumb to H1N1

9 Palestinians succumb to H1N1

At least nine Palestinians have died in the West Bank in the last several days of H1N1 or "swine flu" according to a statement released by the office of Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.

According to a press release by the local health services they have everything necessary to effectively combat the virus.

Doctors say that the cases are not harbingers of a swine flu epidemic hitting the Palestinian territories.

Voice of Russia, INTERFAX

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