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Tajiks Act on Swine Flu Fears

The authorities in Tajikistan are screening passengers arriving at airports and railway stations for signs of swine flu, Zarina Ergasheva reports.
There are fears that people flying in from Russia, in particular, could be infected, as the swine flu virus has spread there.

Meanwhile, Muslims setting off on the annual Haj – the pilgrimage to Mecca – have been told they should get inoculated before they travel.