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Malaysian coach tests negative for swine flu

india Updated: Aug 13, 2009 12:40 IST

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The Malaysian badminton coach, who was hospitalised after showing swine flu-like symptoms, tested negative for the viral disease on Wednesday, an official said.

Jeremy Gan, who coaches the Malaysian team at the ongoing World Badminton Championship here, was quarantined at the Andhra Pradesh Chest Hospital Tuesday.

Gan's tests are negative and he is stable, hospital superintendent S.V. Prasad told IANS.

Earlier, Badminton World Federation (BWF) chief operating officer Thomas Lund said Gan had no fever in the last 36 hours. "It is a good indication. His condition is stable."

The coach had complained of sore throat and fever Monday evening. His sickness had led to a scare at the world championship.

"We would also like to make it clear that no player or official has complained of flu symptoms," Lund said.