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In Russia, the third confirmed case of novel influenza

May 29 2009

Registered in Russia, the third case of influenza A/H1N1. He confirmed in flown to Moscow on a business trip a native of Belarus who lives in Italy. This was announced on the eve of the country's chief sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko.

"This is the third case. She already feels fine. Tomorrow it will be drawn up and fly to Italy," - said Onishchenko. He noted that the diseased arrived in the Russian capital on May 25 from Prague, and before that, from May 19 to 22, she was in New York. Chapter Rospotrebnadzor said May 26 it was admitted to hospital in Moscow, and tests confirmed the new flu.

"She received treatment in accordance with required standards" - said Onishchenko. However, he stressed that people exposed to the sick, signs of influenza were detected.

Our country has already been recorded two cases of influenza A/H1N1. The first - a Russian citizen, who taught at the department at New York University, was hospitalized on the night of May 21 in the capital. Now his condition does not cause concern. Quite well and the second patient - a resident of the Kaluga region. He fell ill after returning from their honeymoon, which he spent in the Dominican Republic.

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