Two Syrians die from H1N1 swine flu

April 6, 2015 10:02 AM

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two Syrians died of H1N1 swine flu last month and six others were suspected of carrying the infection, Syria's state news agency SANA said on Monday.

The World Health Organization has warned that the collapse of Syria's health system during its four-year civil war has led to the spread of disease. Typhoid, hepatitis and the polio virus have taken hold in the country.

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