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UK swine flu cases rise to 16

The number of confirmed cases of swine flu in Britain have risen to 16, after health officials reported a new case had been documented in Scotland.

world Updated: May 03, 2009 18:50 IST

The number of confirmed cases of swine flu in Britain have risen to 16, after health officials reported a new case had been documented in Scotland.

Scottish health officials said on Sunday the case there was believed to be travel-related. They say the patient who got sick with the flu recently traveled to Texas.

There have been two cases in which people in Britain got the swine flu from human transmission within the UK. All other cases are said to be travel-related.