First swine flu victim in Lebanon
Lebanon's Health Minister Mohammed Jawad Khalife conveyed a 30-year-old man has died from the swine flu virus. The victim, becoming the first fatality in Lebanon from the virus, had been receiving treatment for leukemia when he caught the virus. According to Naharnet, Khalife said the man died on Thursday.
The minister said Lebanon has located more than 100 cases infected with the H1N1 virus. He warned that the virus will gain ground in the fall when children go back to school.
He added that between 15 and 20 swine flu cases a day is "very normal."