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Australia Confirms First Case of Swine Flu

It was only a matter of time before Australia received a case of the swine flu:

Australia reported on Saturday its first case in a woman it said was no longer infectious.

She first noticed her symptoms while traveling in the U.S., federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon told reporters.

New Zealand – the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to confirm cases – reported two more on Saturday for a total of seven.

The two high school students returned last month from a school trip to Mexico.

Six of the country’s cases were in students and a teacher on that trip; the seventh traveled on the same place as the group. [The Star Online]

If you haven’t noticed by now, the swine flu was greatly overhyped by the media.