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Belmopan, September 17, 2009.

The Ministry of Health has detected a major outbreak of a flu-like illness in Caye Caulker.  The public is hereby reminded that in order to prevent the spread of influenza including the H1N1, people suffering with flu like symptoms should remain at home for the duration of their illness. If you present with symptoms you are advised to visit your nearest health care provider. Please wash hands frequently and cover mouth when coughing and sneezing. The most common symptoms include: fever, cough, sore throat and runny nose.
 
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Last Updated on Thursday, 17 September 2009 16:03

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