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Monday, October 25, 2010

Zimbabwe : Outbreak of swine flu in Matabeleland

Via The Standard :

" BULAWAYO : AN outbreak of the deadly influenza H1N1 commonly known as swine flu has been reported in Tsholotsho, Matabeleland North where two people have tested positive out of the 300 cases reported. Themba Moyo, the Tsholotsho district administrator on Friday wrote to Matabeleland North provincial administrator, Latiso Dlamini notifying her of the outbreak.“We hereby report on the outbreak of influenza H1N1 in Tsholotho District.

A total of 300 cases have been reported, seven tests done and two have been confirmed positive. Moyo said two vehicles, 600 litres of fuel, oxygen and NS fluids, among other things, were urgently needed to fight the outbreak.Moyo confirmed the outbreak to The Standard on Friday but referred all inquiries to Dlamini."

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