Suspected swine flu case in Chandigarh

June 11th, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) A suspected case of swine flu came to light here Wednesday, an official said.
The blood samples of a 50-year-old patient who showed symptoms of swine flu here Wednesday, were sent to Delhi, the official at the General Multi-Specialty Hospital said.

The patient, who was in Thailand since June 4 and returned Monday, has been showing the symptoms of the flu. “He had a severe throat infection and high fever,” the official told IANS.

“The patient has been admitted in a separate ward in the hospital,” he added.

“The family members of the patient were also examined but they did not show any symptoms of the virus,” said the official.

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