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A nurse (2nd R) speaks outside a negative pressure isolation room (L), which will be used to treat potential H7N9 avian influenza patients, at Taipei Hoping Hospital on April 6, 2013. Taiwan enhanced its level of alert against bird flu and set up a contingency centre on April 3 after reports in mainland China of new infections from a new strain of avian influenza. The new infections alarmed the authorities in Taiwan, which is separated from the Chinese mainland only by a 180-kilometre (111.6 miles) strait and which has seen a dramatic influx of 2.6 million Chinese visitors last year due to the fast warming ties between Taipei and Beijing. AFP PHOTO / Sam Yeh (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)
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A nurse (2nd R) speaks outside a negative pressure isolation room (L), which will be used to treat potential H7N9 avian influenza patients, at Taipei Hoping Hospital on April 6, 2013. Taiwan enhanced its level of alert against bird flu and set up a contingency centre on April 3 after reports in mainland China of new infections from a new strain of avian influenza. The new infections alarmed the authorities in Taiwan, which is separated from the Chinese mainland only by a 180-kilometre (111.6 miles) strait and which has seen a dramatic influx of 2.6 million Chinese visitors last year due to the fast warming ties between Taipei and Beijing. AFP PHOTO / Sam Yeh (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)
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