BREAKING NEWS: 1 dead, 8 suspected Swine Flu cases detected in Region 1

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A medical team from Mabaruma Hospital, Region One, was deployed to Matthew’s Ridge today after reports that some persons were exhibiting symptoms attributed to Swine Flu.

INews understands that one man is confirmed dead.

Medical staff awaiting the arrival of the suspected Swine Flu patients at Ogle Airport

Reports are that eight persons are presently being air dashed to Georgetown for further treatment at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). The city hospital is  taking precautionary measures to receive the suspected swine flu patients.

This publication was told that GPHC has quarantine an area, specifically for the transferred patients.

More updates in a subsequent post. (Kristen Macklingam)

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