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Monday, March 12, 2012

China : Flu cases hit Guangzhou, Xinjiang

Via People's Daily :

" GUANGZHOU reported nine flu outbreaks in schools since February and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region announced the resumption of morning checks in kindergartens and schools after many students suffered swine flu.

But officials from the Shanghai Health Bureau said yesterday that the flu situation in the city remains stable, for adults and children. Shanghai entered its peak season of respiratory diseases on November 15, and authorities enhanced monitoring and supervision of pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome and human avian flu.

According to Xinhua news agency, Guangzhou has had nine flu outbreaks since February, all in schools. Experts said the outbreaks were closely related to the recent humid weather."

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