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Eight Indians admitted for suspected bird flu

These are the first cases of symptoms of the disease in humans.

india Updated: Feb 18, 2006 21:49 IST

Eight persons have been admitted to a government hospital at Navapur for suspected bird flu and about 80 blood samples have been sent for testing.

These are the first cases of symptoms of the disease in humans.

Over 50,000 thousand birds have so far died in Maharashtra due to the disease.

Theresults are expected to be out in three days.

First Published: Feb 18, 2006 21:15 IST