Preparing for swine flu test

Seventh Swine Flu Case in Sweden

Swedish health authorities have confirmed another case of swine flu in the country. A woman in western Sweden was diagnosed with the illness after her return from a trip to the United States. It is the seventh case here and the first outside of the Stockholm area.

Meanwhile the World Health Organization WHO is considering to raise the swine flu or novel flu warning to level six, the top pandemic alert. A WHO official said in Geneva, so far the new strain of the H1N1 virus had been located in 64 countries. Worldwide almost 19,000 infections and 117 fatalities have been confirmed.

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