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Waikato Swine Flu Update

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Waikato Swine Flu Update

6 May 2009 - Waikato District Health Board is currently investigating three possible cases of swine flu (Influenza A H1N1).

Notification of two of these possible cases came through yesterday.

To date, testing of all Waikato's possible swine flu cases has come back negative.

Those currently being investigated have been tested, and placed in isolation until have had three days of a five day course of tamiflu, or seven days from onset of symptoms.

Anyone with an influenza-like illness, who developed symptoms within seven days of travel to North America or Mexico, should call their general practitioner or the medical officers of health immediately.

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