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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Hong Kong : CHP investigates influenza-like illness outbreak

Another press release from the Centre for Health Protection in Hong Kong :

"  The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health today (December 20) called on people to maintain good environmental and personal hygiene to prevent influenza.

The appeal was made after the CHP received a report of an influenza-like illness (ILI) outbreak affecting 20 girls at a primary school in Yau Tsim Mong District.

The affected pupils are aged 6 and 7. They developed symptoms of respiratory tract infection, including fever, cough and sore throat, since December 13.

No hospitalisation was required. All those affected are in stable condition."

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