Binh Phuoc Province reports 11 A/H1N1 cases

11 persons have been detected positive with H1N1 virus in the southern province of Binh Phuoc.

Dr. To Duc Sinh, director of the Center for Preventive Medicine in the Province, said that 11 swine flu cases had been reported so far. Since March 3, many staff members of the Police Fire Department caught the flu infection. Medical workers examined them and took blood samples. Later, tests conducted at the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City showed 11 of the staff members were positive H1N1 cases of the deadly virus.

Medical workers at the Center for Preventive Medicine and the police hospital are keeping the patients in quarantine for monitoring and treatment and have disinfected all affected areas.

By DN - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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