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Number of new-flu infections in Japan rises to 420

The number of confirmed new-flu infections in Japan rose to 420, with five more people testing positive for the disease.

world Updated: Jun 07, 2009 13:49 IST
Kyodo

The number of confirmed new-flu infections in Japan rose to 420, with five more people testing positive for the disease.

Two women aged 21 and 23 working for Narita airport's lounge, an area accessible only by passengers who complete embarking, were identified as having the new H1N1 strain of influenza A, the Chiba prefectural government said.

A 6-year-old boy in Osaka was also found to be infected with the new flu. The boy, a first-grader in primary school had recently visited Hawaii with his family and spent time there with a man from Osaka Prefecture who has been found to be infected with the new flu.

The remaining three are a 27-year-old man in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, who works for a company in Tokyo, a boy in Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, who returned from the United States on May 29, and a junior high school student in Fukuoka City, according to local authorities.