• Kyodo News


Three of the 99 influenza patients at a hospital in Machida have died, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s public health bureau said Saturday.

The outbreak began around Jan. 6 and has infected 75 inpatients and 24 staff at Tsurukawa Sanatorium Hospital, according to the Bureau of Social Welfare and Public Health, which inspected the hospital and ordered it to take measures to half the infection.

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