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Quarantined Mexicans leave China for Mexico City

Quarantined Mexicans leave China for Mexico City

A chartered flight has departed Hong Kong for Mexico City after picking up Mexicans who were quarantined across China because of swine flu fears.
The AeroMexico plane also stopped in Shanghai, Beijing and the southern city of Guangzhou.
Mexico accuses China of randomly quarantining its citizens after a tourist from the Latin American country who flew to Hong Kong via Shanghai last week was diagnosed with swine flu. Mexican officials say of the 71 Mexicans China had quarantined at hospitals and hotels, none had swine flu symptoms and most had no contact with infected people or places.
In Hong Kong, the flight picked up eight Mexican tourists and four others Wednesday who were quarantined because they were either close contacts with the Mexican with swine flu or stayed at his hotel.