11 people from one family were infected with the H1N1 virus in Ibb

11 people from one family were infected with the H1N1 virus in Ibb


A medical source in Ibb province of central Yemen said on Wednesday that 11 people from one family were infected with the H1N1 (swine flu) virus in the Al-Sayani district.

According to the source, the family father, a 30-year-old, was diagnosed with flu symptoms after returning from the Umrah trip, and the infection transmitted to his wife, mother, his father and all 11 family members, including children.

The incident comes days after a case of a swine flu death from the Al-Qafr district north of Ibb Province, according to the Al-Masdar online correspondent.

The epidemic has spread in the capital, Sana'a, and a number of the country's northern governorates, with 79 deaths among 385 cases.


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