By: Chang Ming-hsuan, Yeh Chen
and Lee Hsin-Yin
The five patients — four men and one women aged 41 to 74 years old — all live in Sanxia and developed symptoms between Sept. 24-29, the CDC said.
They all went to see doctors complaining of sore throats, runny noses, fevers, headaches or muscle pains and were confirmed on Friday to have contracted the disease, the CDC said.
Based on the movements of the patients before they fell ill, it appears they contracted the virus at the bamboo shoot farm, which is believed to be the source of a cluster infection that has now reached 30 cases — 26 in Sanxia and four in Taoyuan — the CDC said. [FULL STORY]