• Kyodo News


Prime Minister Taro Aso questioned the credibility of China’s tally of H1N1 swine flu infections when he met with South Korean Prime Minister Han Seung Soo in late May, saying he believed the figure announced by Beijing was too low, several sources said Tuesday.

“It cannot be true that the number of new influenza infections in China is so low,” Aso was quoted by the sources as telling Han during their meeting in Tokyo on May 22.

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