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Hong Kong reports 10th swine flu case

by Staff Writers
Hong Kong (AFP) May 26, 2009
Hong Kong officials Tuesday confirmed the city's 10th case of swine flu, a 56-year-old woman who returned from the United States, local radio reported.

The woman was recovering in hospital after seeking treatment following her return from San Francisco with minor symptoms, RTHK said.

The latest case came nearly four weeks after officials here confirmed Asia's first case of the A(H1N1) virus, sparking the week-long quarantine of around 300 guests and staff at a city hotel.

More than 12,500 cases and 91 deaths have been recorded worldwide since A(H1N1) influenza emerged in Mexico and the United States a month ago.

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Confirmed swine flu cases in China rise to 11: govt
Beijing (AFP) May 25, 2009
China on Monday confirmed two more cases of swine flu, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with A(H1N1) to 11. The cases reported by the Chinese health ministry, a 19-year-old man in Zhejiang province in the nation's east and a 30-year-old man in Shanghai, had previously been announced as suspected carriers of the virus. China has yet to report a fatal case of swine flu. ... read more

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