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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Hong Kong : ILI and HFMD situation update

Press release from Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection :

" The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health received reports of influenza-like illness (ILI) outbreaks in nine schools affecting 48 persons during the three days ending at noon today (September 20).

Reports about hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreaks involving 12 persons in five schools were received during the same period.

The above brought to 32 and 39 the cumulative totals of ILI and HFMD outbreak reports respectively since the start of the new school term in September."

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