In just two short months, the Myanmar population has been struck with more than two dozen cases of the H1N1 virus. The most recently diagnosed patient was a 23-year-old man as he just recently arrived back from a trip in Singapore. His diagnosis was later confirmed by the National Health Laboratory.
Six of his closest family members are being quarantined, while the other 128 passengers and 131 airport staff are kept under close watch.
Of Myanmar's 24 confirmed flu patients already 19 of them are already in healthy condition. Authorities in Myanmar continuing their preventative measures in order to keep the swine flu as contained as possible. They are also urging all privately owned health facilities to transfer swine flu patients to all state-run hospitals for increased surveillance.