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    Suspended masses in Bolivia by swine flu
    The Associated Press

    LA PAZ - The Catholic Church Masses suspended until further notice, except Sunday, and asked his parishioners in a town in the east to follow the Mass on television or radio to prevent the spread of swine flu.

    In a communique issued on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santa Cruz said that was also deleted the "greetings of peace and receive communion in the hand during the Sunday Eucharist.

    It is the latter provision in that city living in a health emergency due to record 68% of cases of swine flu in more than 600 accounts throughout the country.

    The situation forced local authorities to suspend public events including concerts performed by the Puerto Rican reggaet?n Daddy Yankee had hit three cities.

    The government approved a second extension of the winter holidays for all students until July 20. However, the new type of influenza has not caused any deaths in the country.

    In Santa Cruz, 420 kilometers east of La Paz, health authorities said on Friday that the main exhaust laboratory reagents to detect infection due to high demand.
    El Nuevo Herald