S Korean gov't to raise alert level against A/H1N1 flu

SEOUL. November 2. KAZINFORM The South Korean government plans to raise the nation's disease alert level against the A/H1N1 influenza from the second-highest to the top level as the pace of the virus spread is growing faster, health authorities said Monday, Kazinform refers to Xinhua.

According to the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs, the announcement on raising the alert status is to be made Tuesday afternoon.

    The move comes as there were an average 8,857 people confirmed as having infected the Influenza A every day last week from 4,420 tallied the week before, Kazinform cites Xinhua. See www.chinaview.cn for full version.

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