Issue Date: Oct 31, 2001
An outbreak of a mysterious flu-like illness recently affected hundreds of students in Manila, forcing three private schools to close down. On October 1, 2001, dozens of students were sent home from the La Salle school in Mandaluyong province of metropolitan Manila. The students were suffering from respiratory problems, fever and stomach ache. The next day, more students reported sick. Those studying in the neighbouring schools of Poveda and St Paul's College also had similar problems.
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