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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Malaysia : 11 police trainees being treated for influenza-like illness

An article from The Star :

" PUTRAJAYA: Eleven police trainees at the Army Basic Training Centre in Telok Kemang are being treated for the adenovirus and A(H1N1).

“The trainees have influenza-like illness (ILI) but they are all in stable condition,” Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said.

Six were being treated for the adenovirus and five for A(H1N1), he said after the ministry's monthly gathering yesterday.

Liow said the first eight cases were treated at a Port Dickson clinic after they were detected with ILI on March 31. The other three were warded at Port Dickson Hospital on Monday.

He added that 98 more trainees had been isolated at the centre for further observation.

Liow said a directive had been sent to all other training centres to keep their premises clean and well-ventilated."

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