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    Albania confirms 1st case of swine flu in country

    7/20/2009, 4:28 p.m. EDT
    The Associated Press

    (AP) — TIRANA, Albania - Albania is confirming its first case of swine flu in a student who has already recovered from the disease.

    Public Health Institute head Alban Ylli says the student from southern Albania was the only person out of 100 suspected swine flu patients to test positive for the virus.

    Ylli did not say Monday how the student is believed to have been infected.

    Albanian health authorities are warning of an increased risk during the summer as more people travel.

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    Re: Albania - Cases - 4



    Meanwhile in Tirana, the Public Health Institute said on Wednesday that three sailors from the Philippines have tested positive for the H1N1 flu. They are at a hospital in the port city of Durres. On Tuesday, Albania confirmed its first swine flu case, in a 20-year old student in Gjirokastra. (Kathimerini, Ethnos, Express, Eleftherotypia, Ta Nea, Vima, Top News, News 24 - 22/07/09; ANA-MPA, - 21/07/09)


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      Re: Albania - H1N1 - 8 confirmed - 13 suspected

      [Google Translation]

      Influenza in Albania, 13 allegations of affected persons

      Confirmed that eight people have been affected by the virus A H1N1 and 13 specialists infeksionistė suspect others.