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None of the patients was seriously ill

10 New Zealand students ‘likely’ have swine flu


By —— Bio and Archives--April 26, 2009

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand said Sunday that 10 students “likely” have swine flu after a school trip to Mexico, as governments across Asia began quarantining those with symptoms of the deadly virus and some issued travel warnings for Mexico.

New Zealand Health Minister Tony Ryall said none of the patients was seriously ill and they seemed to be recovering. He said they tested positive for influenza but added that there was “no guarantee” the students had swine flu.

The Israeli Health Ministry also said there is one suspected case in the country. A man who had recently visited Mexico has been hospitalized with flu symptoms while authorities try to determine whether it’s actually swine flu.

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