Albania reports first swine flu case

21/07/2009

TIRANA, Albania -- Health authorities confirmed on Monday (July 20th) the country's first H1N1 flu case. A 20-year old student from Gjirokastra tested positive for the virus among 80 suspected cases. The patient's condition is stable, authorities said. Earlier in the day, Health Minister Anila Godo warned of a possible swine flu outbreak in Albania, given the number of cases reported in neighbouring countries. (Shekulli, Ora News, Balkan Web, Top News - 20/07/09)

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