UK says China quarantines 52 British students

Britain`s Foreign Office said on Saturday that China has placed 52 visiting British students in quarantine after four of the group were hospitalized with suspected swine flu.

Updated: Jul 19, 2009, 00:06 AM IST

London: Britain`s Foreign Office said on Saturday that China has placed 52 visiting British students in quarantine after four of the group were hospitalized with suspected swine flu.
The Foreign Office said it had not established where the students are from, but said they were being confined to their hotel in Beijing.
The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust said the students were among a group of 278 teenagers aged 14 and up and 49 teachers which left earlier this week and was due to return from China on July 27 and 28.

Bureau Report

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