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Quake Strikes Off Chile Coast

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of central Chile on Thursday, the US Geological Survey reported. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has not issued an advisory on the quake, which hit at 3:28am (local time) about 35 kilometres

Chilean turkey virus identical to pandemic A(H1N1): official

Chilean health officials on Saturday confirmed that a flu outbreak detected on two turkey farms was identical to the pandemic influenza A(H1N1) virus and was transmitted by humans. The outbreak was initially reported late Thursday in two farms in the