Out of the 4,735 fatalities, 3,406 occurred in the Americas, 530 occurred in South-East Asia and 432 occurred in the West Pacific. Europe, East Mediterranean and Africa reported 207, 90 and 70 deaths respectively, said the United Nation's (UN) Health Agency in its latest update released on Friday, Oct 16.
The number of Swine Flu cases detected across the world is over 399,232. However, this estimate is much lower the real figures. This difference in numbers could occur as many countries have stopped testing and reporting individual cases, WHO informed.
Swine Flu was first detected in Mexicon in Apr 2009 and WHO declared it a Pandemic in Jun 2009.