Two more suspected swine flu cases in Goa

June 23rd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS  

Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Two people, who came to Goa from the US earlier this month, have been quarantined at home after they displayed symptoms of swine flu, officials said Tuesday.
State epidemiologist Dr Rajendra Tamba, who is also Goa’s nodal officer for swine flu, said the two were a mother-son duo who had travelled from the US to Goa June 2.

“The duo reported swine-flu like symptoms during their stay here following which their samples were taken and they have been quarantined at home,” he said, adding their swab samples have been dispatched to the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) in New Delhi for examination.

The results of the tests would be received by the state government within a couple of days, Tamba said.

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