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Swine flu tally reaches 25,288; 139 dead: WHO

The UN health agency says at least 25,288 people around the world have contracted swine flu, and that 139 of those people have died.

world Updated: Jun 09, 2009 01:24 IST

The UN health agency says at least 25,288 people around the world have contracted swine flu, and that 139 of those people have died.

Monday's tally by the World Health Organization includes 3,348 new cases, mostly in the United States. It also adds 14 deaths as a result of the disease - 10 in the US, three in Mexico and a first in the Dominican Republic.

WHO says people in 73 countries have now been infected with swine flu.