News: Swine flu hits Royal Ballet

Monday 20 July 2009

The Royal Ballet’s triumphant short season in Havana, Cuba, was partially disrupted by an outbreak of swine flu. Six of the dancers were taken ill, including principals Steven McCrae and Marianela Nunez, and were unable to perform. The antiviral drug Tamiflu was distributed to the whole company and no further cases were reported. Those affected also recovered swiftly.

Read more in the Observer, 19 Jul 09

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