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By: Catie Leary on Dec. 31, 2009, 8:23 a.m.
H1N1 precautions in Chile

Photo: ZUMA Press

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H1N1 precautions in Chile

A man hangs turkeys on Aug. 25 at the Sopraval processing plant in La Calera, Chile. Earlier that week, the Chilean Ministry of Health had established a quarantine and movement control program for the birds in addition to security measures for workers after the detection of the H1N1 virus in two turkey farms in Valparaiso, Chile.