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Tibet gears up for A/H1N1 flu prevention

2009-05-18 03:54:04 GMT2009-05-18 11:54:04 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on May 16, 2009 shows disinfectors for emergency use prepared by the Health Bureau of Nyingchi Prefecture, southeastern Tibet. As more visitors are flocking to Tibet in the peak tourism season, Tibet faces greater pressure of preventing the A/H1N1 flu. Bureaus of inspection and quarantine at Tibet's ports of entry and departments concerned have been in emergency state to guard against the flu. China confirmed on Sunday the third case of A/H1N1 flu on the mainland.(Xinhua Photo)

Photo taken on May 16, 2009 shows a medical staff arranges bags for emergency use at a hospital in Nyingchi Prefecture, southeastern Tibet. (Xinhua Photo)

Photo taken on May 16, 2009 shows disinfectors for emergency use prepared by the Health Bureau of Nyingchi Prefecture, southeastern Tibet. As more visitors are flocking to Tibet in the peak tourism season, Tibet faces greater pressure of preventing the A/H1N1 flu.

Bureaus of inspection and quarantine at Tibet's ports of entry and departments concerned have been in emergency state to guard against the flu. China confirmed on Sunday the third case of A/H1N1 flu on the mainland.

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