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Balqa announces first swine flu.

Salt, Oct. 10 (Petra)-- Al Hussein public hospital announced on Saturday the discovery of a 15-year old boy infected with Swine Flu H1N1 in the Balqa first swine flu case. Director of Al Hussein public hospital, Saad Khrabesheh said today that the hospital received first flu case in Balqa. Khrabesheh said "All the symptoms he had, like the fever and shivering". He added the patient was being kept in isolation and receiving medication. The primarily Lab test confirm a 15-year-old boy, who was hospitalized at Al Hussein public hospital, is indeed suffering from swine flu according to primarily lab tests. The final lab test, Khrabesheh added, would appear after 24 hours. He added the samples were dispatched to central lab at the Ministry.

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Publication:Jordan News Agency (Petra)
Date:Oct 10, 2009
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