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21 doctors, nurses infected with pneumonia in E China

English.news.cn   2013-06-14 16:20:52

HEFEI, June 14 (Xinhua) — Twenty-one doctors and nurses in east China’s Anhui Province have been hospitalized after being diagnosed with viral pneumonia, local health authorities said Friday.

The medical workers have been quarantined for treatment and none of their infections are critical, according to a statement from the municipal health bureau of the city of Suzhou.

All of the infected work in the department of respiratory care at the General Hospital of the Wanbei Coal-Electricity Group.

One nurse began to show symptoms of fever, headache and coughing on the night of June 5, with the rest exhibiting symptoms soon afterward, the bureau said.