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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Taiwan : 159 Taiwan soldiers at 2 camps being suspected of having contracted A/H1N1 flu: report

Via Xinhua :

" Some 159 personnel at two Taiwanese military camps have been suspected of having contracted the A/H1N1 flu, local media quoting the Taiwan disease control center reported Monday.

At a military camp in Chiayi City, 112 soldiers displayed flu symptoms, and 10 of them have tested positive to A/H1N1 flu, the report said.

At a military camp in Taichung City, of 47 suspected infections, 45 tested positive.

On Wednesday, a 15-year-old student who once suffered diabetes died after contracting A/H1N1. It was the first A/H1N1 death in three months.

Since the outbreak of the A/H1N1 flu on the island in July 2009, a total of 922 people have been infected and 42 have died."

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