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Cuban health authorities will reinforce epidemiologic surveillance measures, after 31 new A(H1N1) flu cases were confirmed since last Friday.

The Public Health Ministry (MINSAP) informed the 46 cases detected in the country -20 children and 26 adults- are progressing well, and most of them have been discharged.

Of the last 31 cases detected by the Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute, 11 came from the US, two from Mexico, two from Canada, and one from Chile.

The rest of the infected people are Cubans who had direct contact with people coming from abroad.

According to the World Health Organization's latest report, 57,891 people were reported infected in 109 countries, and 255 have died.

MINSAP ratified Cuba has the organizing capacity and materials to face this kind of situation.

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