MINISTERS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THIS PIG FLU CASES COZ THERE ARE TOO MANY INCREASING CASES EVERYDAY EVEN IN THE RURAL AREA....
Influenza A: 86 possible flu carriers still missing either here or abroadPUTRAJAYA: Eighty-six people, including 17 foreigners, who could be infected with the influenza A (H1N1) virus are still on the "loose" in the country or may have even flown to other countries, despite widespread media coverage for them to report for medical check-ups.
Eight more swine flu deaths in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (PTI): Malaysia on Sunday reported eight more swine flu deaths, bringing the country's death toll related to the virus attack to 26.
Malaysian Health Minister Liow Tiong Lai said the deaths reported between August 3 to 8, were confirmed to have resulted from influenza A (H1N1) following test results.
Mr. Liow said the latest eight deaths involved mainly people in the high risk group, though there was a 20-year-old college student who was found dead at her hostel about a week after getting outpatient treatment at a hospital.
The dead included a 24-year-old obese woman who died of pulmonary oedema after a bout of flu and fever, a 74-year-old man with a history of heart problem who died of pneumonia and pulmonary oedema, a 47-year-old with asthma and a 37-year-old obese male who died of broncho-pneumonia.(THE STAR ONLINE)...