Text Version
RSS Feeds
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
Singapore issues home quarantine orders against influenza A/H1N1 spread
+ -
21:47, May 04, 2009

 Related News
 Fresh Chinese medical aid arrives in flu-hit Mexico
 Thailand free from influenza A/H1N1
 Report: S African gov't admits slow response to influenza A/H1N1
 Portugal confirms first case of A/H1N1 flu
 Thailand installs thermal scanners at S borders
 Related Channel News
· World moves to contain the spread of A/H1N1 flu
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
Singapore issued three home quarantine orders on Monday, the first day of the order coming into effect in the country.

Starting from Monday, travelers entering Singapore with a travel history to Mexico over the past seven days will be quarantined for seven days when they enter Singapore from when they were last in Mexico.

According to the Singapore government, one order was issued to a foreign resident and two were issued to Singaporeans to date.

As of Monday, there are no human cases of influenza A/H1N1 in Singapore. Of the 27 flu cases investigated here thus far, 24 cases have tested negative for influenza A/H1N1, and 3 tested positive for the usual circulating seasonal strains of flu.

Also on Monday, Singapore learning institutes such as the National University of Singapore has put in place precautionary measures to guard against the spread of influenza A/H1N1. Precautionary measures taken include daily temperature taking, suspension of all official travels until May 15.

Source: Xinhua

  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Jackie Chan's 'freedom' talk sparks debate
Bias or information gap
China denies intruding into U.S. electrical grid
Obama shows his smart power
Calf born with two noses

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved