Sixteen more people died of Influenza A(H1N1) in Thailand in the past one week, raising the total number of deaths from the disease to 81.
Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Public Health Ministry, Dr Paichit Varachit, said the victims were nine men and seven women, one of whom was pregnant , Bernama reports.
Swine flu now reaches 168 countries and territories, the WHO said in its latest update on its website.
As of July 31, Azerbaijan, Gabon, Grenada, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Monaco, Nauru, Swaziland, and Suriname were added to the ranks of countries reporting laboratory confirmed cases of influenza A(H1N1), Hindustan Times reports.
Meanwhile, the H1N1 flu virus that has spread around the world is especially risky for pregnant women. If they become infected, especially after the first three months of pregnancy, they can get very sick or even die. Cases of fetal death have also been reported ,Voice of America reports.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War