Iran's new total of infected victims has more than tripled in the past month. A Health Ministry official commented that the country has a new total of 196 infected persons.

53% of the infected patients are said to be Hajj pilgrims. They remain in stable condition. The first of the many swine flu cases was a 16-year-old Iranian-American boy. He was tested positive for the deadly virus on June 22.

Recommendations have been made by the World Health Organization to prevent the spread if the virus among humans by practicing excelled infection control procedures. They also recommend that anyone with flu-like symptoms should seek medical attention as soon as possible. Also, the World Health Organization is asking people to reduce the amount of human to human contact the partake in on a daily basis.