Pacquiao told to stay in LA

Pacquiao Day reset to May 11 on WHO advice.

MANILA, Philippines—A suggestion that Manny Pacquiao go on a self-imposed quarantine in the face of a swine flu epidemic in the United States and Mexico has sparked a battle royal in President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s Cabinet.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III Wednesday urged the boxing icon to put off his triumphal return on Friday from his conquest of Ricky Hatton, purportedly at the behest of the World Health Organization (WHO) to help prevent the spread of the disease from the United States.

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