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Suspected Swine flu cases in Pune

patna Updated: May 11, 2009 17:01 IST
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Two suspected patients of Swine flu, who arrived in Pune from Spain and the US, have been kept under observation, the government Sassoon hospital authorities said on Monday.

The suspected cases are of two young males aged 37 and 22 who were referred to the Sassoon authorities by a private hospital where they had gone for treatment complaining of sore throat yesterday, Dr Arun Jamkar, dean, Sassoon hospital told PTI.

The patients were moved on Monday to isolation ward of municipal Naidu hospital and their blood samples sent to the city based National Institute of Virology (NIV), Dr Jamkar said, adding that report of the test for H1B1 virus was expected by Tuesday.

Medical personnel were maintaining a surveillance at Pune airport, it was stated.