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Monday, February 27, 2012

Hong Kong : CHP investigates influenza-like illness outbreak

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

" The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health has reminded members of the public and management of institutions to maintain good personal and environmental hygiene to prevent influenza.

The reminder followed the CHP's investigation into an influenza-like illness outbreak at a primary school in Tseung Kwan O, affecting 23 students.

The affected students, comprising 13 males and 10 females aged from 6 to 10, developed symptoms of respiratory tract infection, including fever, cough and sore throat, since February 15.

None required hospitalisation. All are in stable condition."

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