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Text of report in English by Philippine newspaper The Philippine Star website on 3 June; subheading as received
[Report by Mayen Jaymalin with reports from Reinir Padua and Delon Porcalla: "H1N1 students still in hospitals"]
Three persons who tested positive for Influenza A(H1N1) are students and are now confined in hospital, the Department of Health (DOH) reported yesterday.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said that of the 21 confirmed A(H1N1) cases in the country, 10 cases are still under hospital confinement, including a 20-year-old female student and a seven-year-old male student.
Duque also reported that the 19-year-old student from Nueva Ecija was taken to a hospital upon manifesting symptoms of the infection four days after returning from the United States last May 20.
"She has 36 contacts, all of whom were eventually placed under quarantine," Duque disclosed.
Of the …