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Byline: Andres D. Arditya, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta
The Jakarta administration reported that more than 900 residents who were affected by recent flooding in the city last week had suffered from influenza and skin rashes.
The City Health Agency said it had treated a total of 935 residents between Monday and Saturday last week.
Agency chief Dien Emmawati said that the affected residents received medical treatment at medical posts set up in flooded areas. "The ailments are common due to extended exposure to standing water," Dien said on Saturday.
Medical posts were immediately set up at areas vulnerable to prolonged inundation. The medical …