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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

China : 4 swine flu cases reported since April: CDC

Via The China Post :

" TAIPEI, Taiwan : Cases of A(H1N1) infections have not waned with the warming weather. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday revealed that four new cases of swine flu were reported in the nation in less than three months.

CDC statistics showed that since April, there has been a reported 44 cases of influenza, among which four were found to be caused by the A(H1N1) influenza virus. All four victims were residents of a nursing home in which a total of 26 people had suffered from diarrhea and subsequently sent to the hospital.

According to the CDC, of the 44 influenza cases, 36 infections were diagnosed as the seasonal influenza B. However, the cases of swine flu are seen as a sign of the disease regaining traction, CDC officials said."

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