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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Vietnam : 30 provinces, cities report A/H1N1 flu patients

Via VOV News :

" The Ministry of Health has said that 30 provinces and cities nationwide have reported 220 A/H1N1 flu cases in humans since early this year, including seven fatalities, which exceed those of the same period last year (84 patients and five deaths).

The medical watchdog warns that schools, residential areas and crowded places are the most vulnerable to the epidemic’s outbreak.

Tao Van San, Director of the Health Centre of Muong Nhe district, Dien Bien province, said that 91 cases of the disease were detected in the district’s boarding school from February 14-22. The provincial health sector took preventive measures to successfully contain the disease and pupils have resumed studies at school."

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