IN WESTERN VISAYAS
2 boys, seafarer
positive for H1N1
BY CARLA GOMEZ
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine yesterday confirmed three patients positive for influenza A(H1N1) in Western Visayas, two of them brothers who returned to Bacolod from the United States, DOH Regional Director Ariel Valencia said.
“Although the patients were found positive, they all exhibited mild symptoms of fever, cough and sore throat,” Valencia said.
The brothers aged 7 and 8 years old and now confined at a Bacolod hospital had come from the United States, Valencia said.