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Swine flu case in Pakistan confirmed


By: Daily.pk

The health ministry on Monday confirmed the country’s first swine flu case but stressed that the patient was in a stable condition.

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‘Swine flu was detected in one patient at the national institute of health Islamabad,’ Dr Rashid Juma, a health ministry official said.

Meanwhile, federal Minister for Health Ijaz Hussain Jakhrani told the National Assembly that precautionary measures had been taken.

‘We have taken precautionary measures at our airports, ports and bus stops and health officers have also been alerted,’ Mr Jakhrani told the house.

Around two million Pakistanis live in Europe, North America and other countries where the swine flu pandemic has appeared.

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