Mongolia confirms another outbreak of swine flu

10:50, January 15, 2011      

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Three children infected with swine flu (A/H1N1) were discovered in one of districts of Ulan Bator, local media reported Friday.

Three children were infected with A/H1N1 influenza in a kindergarten of Western Ulan Bator's district of Songinokhairkhan, said Urtnasan, head of the public relations department of National Center of Infectious Disease.

Urtnasan did not elaborate where the children might have been infected with the flu.

According to the report, the center issued guidelines for the public to prevent further spread of the flu.

Sources said a 2-year-old child was among those infected. Outbreak of swine flu was first reported in Mongolia in October, 2009 and killed 28 people.

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