Friday, August 28, 2009

7 children in critical condition

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven children and two pregnant women were among the 53 people admitted to intensive care units in hospitals nationwide for influenza A (H1N1).

They are reported to be in critical condition and suffering from complications due to their co-morbid conditions.

Director-general of Health Tan Sri Dr Ismail Merican said they were among the 1,394 admitted to 94 hospitals, including five private hospitals nationwide.

Of the number, 259 have been confirmed positive for the disease. - NST

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