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Incidences of A (H1N1) flu reported in Bratislava

Two cases of the novel flu virus A (H1N1) were confirmed in Bratislava region on Wednesday, Public Health Office spokesperson Lenka Šramková informed the TASR newswire on November 4. A seven-year-old primary school pupil in Petržalka was the first case, she said.

Two cases of the novel flu virus A (H1N1) were confirmed in Bratislava region on Wednesday, Public Health Office spokesperson Lenka Šramková informed the TASR newswire on November 4. A seven-year-old primary school pupil in Petržalka was the first case, she said.

“The last day the child went to school was Friday, October 23, and the first symptoms appeared on October 25. He's in home quarantine now,” confirmed Šramková.

A 13-year-old primary school pupil is the second confirmed case. Her first symptoms appeared on October 28 and the girl also remains in home quarantine. Flu or acute respiratory diseases have not affected other pupils so far. The regional branch of the Public Health Office in Bratislava has ordered principals of the schools in question to implement a number of measures.

They are obliged to inform parents about confirmed cases of the flu in classes their children attend, to send children with respiratory illness symptoms home, and to monitor and report daily on attendance. Schools also need to inform pupils about how to prevent contracting influenza. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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