Many people in the Bibila are reported to be contracting the influenza
virus which is fast spreading in the area. However, Health authorities have emphasized that this is not the Bird Flu.
Eight patients who are reported to have contracted the influenza are receiving treatment at the Bibila Hospital. This has been mentioned by the Medical Superintendent of the Hospital Dr. Y. Cyril. There are still 20 more whose condition had not yet been diagnosed.
The Hospital Superintendent said that they have been separated from the other patients until this disease is determined.