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At least 10 teens contract swine flu during ‘Birthright Israel’ trip

By Haaretz Service

June 17, 2009 | 7:57 pm

Group of Birthright Israel participants visiting Jerusalem.<br />
Tess Scheflan / JINI

Group of Birthright Israel participants visiting Jerusalem.
Tess Scheflan / JINI

Around a dozen participants on a ‘Birthright Israel’ trip contracted swine flu during their tour of Israel and were put under quarantine, Israeli media reported on Tuesday.

The teens reportedly infected 18 Israel Defense Forces troops who participated in the trip with them.  Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.

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