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In Brief: Ministry issues thai travel alert

In Brief: Ministry issues thai travel alert

The Ministry of Health has advised Cambodians to postpone unnecessary travel to Thailand in order to avoid contracting the influenza A(H1N1) virus, commonly known as swine flu. "The Ministry of Health would like to ask the public to postpone travel into Thailand if it is not necessary," said a press release issued by the ministry Monday. Thailand has reported the largest number of H1N1 cases in the region, with 4,057 confirmed cases and 24 deaths. There have been 14 confirmed cases in Cambodia.

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