Dozens of Israeli soldiers contract swine flu


Dozens of Israeli soldiers, participating in a military rehabilitation course, have been diagnosed with the subtype Influenza A (H1N1) virus H1N1, known as swine flu, according to reports from Israel.

Head of Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Medical Corps Brig.-Gen. Nachman Esh ordered vaccinating all soldiers against the virus, Israel Radio reported Thursday evening.

The rehabilitation course takes place at Har Gilo (Mount Gilo) settlement located five kilometers south of Jerusalem.


KUNA is the Kuwait News Agency

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