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  • NZ: Flu outbreak in Northland

    Source: https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/natio...k-in-northland

    Flu outbreak in Northland
    2:39 pm on 14 September 2018
    A late outbreak of flu has hit Northland, with several patients admitted to Whangarei Hospital with complications from flu.

    About six patients and six staff in a surgical ward at Whangarei Hospital had also fallen ill with influenza, Northland District Health Board said.

    The hospital had grouped the patients together to contain the infection.

    The anti-viral drug tamiflu was being used on the ward as a treatment and as a preventative to stop the flu spreading further, clinical microbiologist David Hammer said...
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