Fifth case of swine flu confirmed in Israel

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 6, 2009 21:20

A fifth case of swine flu was confirmed in Israel on Wednesday. The 59-year-old woman hospitalized in Nahariya contracted the virus on a plane journey from Spain, becoming the first Israeli to be infected without having visited Mexico. Meanwhile, a 20-year-old Holon woman who contracted the virus was released from hospital on Wednesday. However, she must still spend a few more days in isolation in her home.


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