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Alert! Swine Flu in the Philippines

I woke up early today with this startling news: the first case of swine flu was finally confirmed right here in the Philippines. The poor victim is a ten-year old Filipino girl who arrived from the US only last May 18. Health Secretary Dr. Francisco Duque III confirmed this case yesterday night. The girl got all the symptoms – fever, cough and sore throat the day after her arrival. The identity and the location of the girl are highly kept secret. Unfortunately, the symptoms of the swine flu are a lot similar to that of the ordinary flu. Therefore, thereRead the rest of this entry »