Nearly 115,000 inoculated against A/H1N1 flu in Macao

A total of 114,744 people in Macao have been inoculated with the A/H1N1 vaccines so far, according to the figures released on Friday by Macao"e;s Health Bureau.

Some 51 people were inoculated with the vaccines on Friday alone, which was initiated by the Bureau in late November last year, according to the Bureau.

Previously, the Macao Special Administrative Region government has announced that it has purchased some 700,000 doses of A/H1N1 vaccines, and local medical staff, children, old people and patients with chronic disease were among the group of local people who were firstly inoculated with these vaccines.

The Bureau also said that there was no newly confirmed case of A/H1N1 flu reported on Friday, and the total number of such case has reached 3,597 since June 18 last year, of which two patients died.

Source: Xinhua