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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Malaysia - Seven flu-like clusters reported, says minister

Via The Star:

" Seven influenza-like illness (ILI) clusters have been reported in Pahang, Selangor and Kedah, Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said.

He said these clusters were in schools.

“Four out of 12 students from SJKC Han Ming, Puchong, tested positive for Influenza A(H1N1),” he said, adding that they were treated in hospital and discharged.

In a statement yesterday, Liow said laboratory test results for the others had not been received.
So far, students from six other schools have been given outpatient treatment.

Thirty-two students were from SM Sains Pekan, SM Sains Kuala Selangor (15), SJKC Chung Hwa Langkawi (46), MRSM Langkawi (17), SMK Mahsuri Langkawi (56) and SRK Bayas, Langkawi (54)."

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