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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Hong Kong : CHP investigates influenza-like illness outbreak

Another 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 environmental and personal hygiene to prevent influenza.

The reminder followed the CHP's investigation into an influenza-like illness outbreak at a kindergarten in Tsuen Wan, affecting 19 students aged between 4 and 6 and two staff members aged 22 and 28.

The affected persons, comprising eight males and 13 females, developed symptoms of respiratory tract infection, including fever, cough and sore throat, since February 17.

None required hospitalisation. All are in stable condition."

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