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Tuesday, 04 October 2022 12:34 GMT

Flu outbreak hits Taiwan with nearly 100,000 cases

(MENAFN- Asia Times)

Nearly 100,000 people have been treated for flu-like symptoms in Taiwan during the past week, government data has revealed. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) stated that a record 97,003 cases were reported at general outpatient clinics across the island.

The figures covered the period between Dec. 24-30, and they showed an increase of 24% compared to the previous week, according to a statement issued on Jan. 3.

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In Taipei, the Department of Health reported that the number of individuals visiting outpatient clinics suffering from flu symptoms in the capital was 12,043 between Dec 24-30. This was a 33% rise compared to the previous week, Taiwan Times said.



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