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Byline: The Nation.
Dr Kamnuan Ungchusak had a dilemma. As spokesperson for the government's Disease Control Department, it's his job to keep the public informed about new flu outbreaks.
But when two Thais were confirmed as having the A (H1N1) virus - the inadequately named "swine flu" - he had to decide whether revealing personal details like age and gender conflicted with their right to privacy.
"It was one of the toughest moments of my career," says Kamnuan, a 20-year veteran of the medical profession.
"The patients' relatives asked us to not reveal any details, and as a doctor, I had to respect that."
He was in the midst of a press …