KUWAIT, April 28 (KUNA) -- South Korea announced on Tuesday the first
possible human case of swine flu.
Korea Centers for Disease Control said a 51 year old woman has been
hospitalized, for having symptoms of swine flu after returning from Mexico on
Monday, Radio Korea International reported.
Results of tests will be sent to the US in order to verify the case but
such process needs a week to complete, according to the report.
Two other citizens have just reached from Mexico suffering from similar
symptoms, but the results of tests came negative.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised on Monday the alert level to
the fourth degree after the outbreak of the virus all over the world, notably
Mexico, US and Europe. (end)
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