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Flight attendant is fourth person with A/H1N1 flu in Slovakia

A fourth case of A/H1N1 novel flu infection has been confirmed in Slovakia, TASR was told by Health Ministry spokesperson Zuzana Čižmáriková on June 22. The 24-year-old flight attendant who lives in London was admitted into the Infectious Disease Clinic of the Trnava Faculty Hospital last Friday, one day after coming to Slovakia, with a high temperature and respiration problems. As part of her job, she had visited several countries in the past week.

A fourth case of A/H1N1 novel flu infection has been confirmed in Slovakia, TASR was told by Health Ministry spokesperson Zuzana Čižmáriková on June 22. The 24-year-old flight attendant who lives in London was admitted into the Infectious Disease Clinic of the Trnava Faculty Hospital last Friday, one day after coming to Slovakia, with a high temperature and respiration problems. As part of her job, she had visited several countries in the past week.

According to Slovakia's Chief Public Health Officer Ivan Rovný, as reported by the SITA newswire, her illness lasted just one day, the woman had a temperature of 38 degrees Celsius and her condition is now stable. The flight attendant is the fourth case of the novel flu infection to be reported in Slovakia.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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