Virus Kills 22 Children in Eastern China

  • 03/05/2008
  • WHO

A fast-spreading viral outbreak in China has killed 22 children, sickened nearly 3,600 others and caused panic among parents in an impoverished corner of Anhui Province, government health officials said Friday. All of the fatalities, from lung problems and other complications, have been in children younger than 6, with a majority of them under 2.

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