CHANGSHA, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- A school in central China's Hunan Province has
reported an outbreak of H1N1 influenza, local health authorities said on
Some pupils at the Yongzhou No. 1 Middle School in Yongzhou city in
southern Hunan began to show symptoms of 'flu on Thursday. A total of 13 were
suspected to have caught H1N1, said an official with the Hunan provincial health
Four of the cases have been confirmed, while doctors were trying to
identify the infection of the remaining nine.
The outbreak has been reported to the Ministry of Health, said the
The school has about 3,000 students and teachers. It is now the summer
vacation but students are still at school having extra lessons.
The additional lessons were cancelled after the outbreak.
According to the Ministry of Health, 2,264 H1N1 cases on the Chinese
mainland had been reported by 3 p.m. Saturday, among whom 2,122 have
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