Israel confirms first case of swine fluApril 28th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 28 (Xinhua) The Israeli health ministry confirmed Tuesday the first case of swine flu in the country.
A 26-year-old man who had returned from Mexico with flu-like symptoms was diagnosed with the virus, Israel Radio reported.
The man was in stable condition after two days of quarantine in a Netanya hospital, but was not isolated from other patients, said the report.
Another Israeli man has also been quarantined until further notice in a hospital in Kfar Sava, after he returned from Mexico with flu-like symptoms.
Israel Health Ministry Tuesday decided to raise the preparedness level for swine flu from Phase 3 to Phase 4.
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