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St Vincent confirms six cases of H1N1 flu

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  • St Vincent confirms six cases of H1N1 flu

    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Wednesday September 25, 2013 CMC ? The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has confirmed six cases of the ?Influenza A H1N1 Pandemic 09? in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, according to a statement issued by Chief Medical officer, Simon Keizer.

    Last week, classes at the Troumaca Secondary School were suspended after the Ministry of Health confirmed that it had become aware that the largest number of patients seeking medical attention for an ?acute illness? in the Chateaubelair health district had been from the school. Classes resumed on Monday.

    The statement by the health official, said that to date there were 48 reported cases of this ?influenza- like illness?.

    ?All clients have been treated and discharged,? it said, adding that the respiratory virus is treated symptomatically.

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