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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Australia : Flu cases up 50 per cent

Article from Brisbane Times :

" Flu cases in Queensland have increased by more than half since last year, causing concern among doctors about an early on-set of flu season.

The Australian Medical Association Queensland has revealed close to 1600 cases of flu have been reported across the state this year, with as many as 460 cases reported over the last five weeks alone.

As many as 30 per cent of the flu cases reported were the H1N1 virus, more commonly known as swine flu."

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