Germany reports two new confirmed swine flu cases

May 3, 2009 12:50

German health authorities on Sunday said two more cases of swine flu have been confirmed, bringing the country's total to eight. The Robert Koch Institut, the German Health Ministry's official lab, said a married couple from the state of Brandenburg have been confirmed with the illness. The two were on the same flight as a man from Hamburg who was also diagnosed with swine flu after visiting Mexico. Germany on Sunday added swine flu to the list of illnesses that doctors must report to official health authorities if they suspect a patient is infected.

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