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Flu shuts ward at Inverness' Raigmore Hospital

Flu has shut a ward at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness to new admissions.

NHS Highland said there had been an increase in patients diagnosed with the illness in Ward 7C.

Eight patients have tested positive for flu. The health board said this was being treated as a possible outbreak.

It added that relatives and friends have been asked to avoid visiting Ward 7C if at all possible.

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