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2010-08-11 07:49:30 GMT2010-08-11 15:49:30 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Epidemic prevention workers spray disinfectant in Zhouqu County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 11, 2010. The epidemic prevention campaign has been launched in Zhouqu recently. As of 3 p.m. on Tuesday, some 138,000 square meters including three drinking water sources had been sterilized. (Xinhua/Wang He)

A soldier sprays disinfectant in Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 11, 2010. The epidemic prevention campaign has been launched in Zhouqu recently. (Xinhua/Gao Jianjun)

Soldiers spray disinfectant in Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 11, 2010. The epidemic prevention campaign has been launched in Zhouqu recently. (Xinhua/Gao Jianjun)

Soldiers spray disinfectant in Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 11, 2010. The epidemic prevention campaign has been launched in Zhouqu recently. (Xinhua/Gao Jianjun)

Photo taken on Aug. 11, 2010 shows an epidemic prevention soldier of the Chinese People's Liberation Army in Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province. The epidemic prevention campaign has been launched in Zhouqu recently. (Xinhua/Gao Jianjun)

Soldiers spray disinfectant in Zhouqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 11, 2010. The epidemic prevention campaign has been launched in Zhouqu recently. (Xinhua/Gao Jianjun)

Epidemic prevention workers spray disinfectant in Zhouqu County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 11, 2010.

The epidemic prevention campaign has been launched in Zhouqu recently. As of 3 p.m. on Tuesday, some 138,000 square meters including three drinking water sources had been sterilized.

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