China reports first swine flu case

May 11th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua) A Chinese man who recently returned from the US has tested positive for influenza A(H1N1), the health ministry said Monday.
The 30-year-old man, identified by his surnamed Bao, was the first confirmed case of swine flu reported in China.

The patient was under observation at the Chengdu Infectious Disease Hospital and people who had close contact with him were also isolated for medical observation.

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