Monday, May 4, 2009

China Quarantines 25 Montrealers

A tourist wearing a mask walks in front of the Tiananmen Square in Beijing on May 3, 2009. Around 40 Mexican nationals were in isolation in different parts of China on May 3 even though they showed no symptoms of swine flu, the Mexican embassy in Beijing said. Photograph by: LIU JIN, AFP/Getty Images

From The Montreal Gazette:

UdeM students sequestered in a dormitory

Twenty five Université de Montréal students of Mandarin have been placed under quarantine in northern China for seven days as a precaution against swine flu.

Provincial health authorities stopped the group Sunday upon their arrival in Changchun airport in the province of Jilin.

They had their temperatures taken at the airport and then were bused to a university dormitory.

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