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H1N1 Influenza A - Inactive

June 24, 2009

This Warden Message alerts U.S. citizens to the latest information regarding human cases of H1N1 Influenza A, formerly known as swine flu.  The Ministry of Health has reported the first verified case of H1N1 Influenza A in Montenegro.  Local authorities have brought the individual in for treatment, where he is stable and recovering.  Additionally, local authorities are interviewing those with whom the individual came in contact to treat any additional infections.

For further information about H1N1 flu, including steps you can take to stay healthy, please consult the United States Centers for Disease Control website and the World Health Organization website. For additional travel safety information, please consult the State Department's website.

U.S. citizens may also call the Office of Overseas Citizens Services in the United States for the latest travel information.  The Office of Overseas Citizens Services can be reached from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Monday through Friday, by calling 1-888-407-4747 from within the U.S. and Canada, or by calling (202) 501-4444 from other countries.

Americans living or traveling in Montenegro are encouraged to register with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate through the State Department's travel registration website, so that they can obtain updated information on travel and security within (name of country).  Americans without Internet access may register directly with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate.  By registering, American citizens make it easier for the Embassy or Consulate to contact them in case of emergency.  The U.S. Embassy is located at Ljubljanska bb., 81000 Podgorica, and can be reached at +382 20 410 500.  Americans can also obtain information by emailing the Consular Section at