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City's 11th flu case was on Newark flight

A Chinese American woman was confirmed as the city's 11th victim of swine flu yesterday - and the second passenger suffering from the disease who arrived here aboard a Continental Airlines flight from Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday afternoon.

She began to experience flu symptoms late on Sunday while under quarantine after a Frenchman who sat near her on the plane was confirmed as the city's 10th swine flu victim.

Also yesterday, eight more swine flu cases were confirmed elsewhere on the Chinese mainland, bringing the total to 89.


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