By: Liang Pei-chi and Ko Lin
Taipei, March 8 (CNA) A Taipei hospital’s community health care home in which five people were confirmed to have been infected with type-A influenza virus said on Friday that the cluster infection has been contained.
The patients are now recovering, said Chen Shu-ting (陳淑廷), head of the Medical Affairs Office of the Renai branch of Taipei City Hospital.
A total of six of the patients who live at the health care home developed flu-like symptoms from March 2 to 7, Chen said.
Following flu antigen detection tests, five were later confirmed as having developed type-A flu, suggesting a cluster infection, she said. [FULL STORY]