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More than 10 million people have visited doctors due to influenza since early July, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases said Friday.

An estimated 1.73 million people visited medical facilities for flu treatment in the week through Sunday, pushing the total number to 10.75 million, the institute said in a weekly report. Most are believed to have contracted the new H1N1 flu virus.

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