Wednesday, April 29, 2009

BBC: Girl aged 12 contracts swine flu

People wearing surgical masks stand in line in Mexico City
A 12-year-old Devon girl who recently returned from Mexico is suffering from swine flu, tests have confirmed.

Her school, Paignton Community College in Torbay, is being closed for seven days and pupils in her year are being offered anti-viral treatment.

The girl was described as having mild symptoms and was responding well to treatment.

BBC NEWS | UK | England | Devon | Girl aged 12 contracts swine flu

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