Swine Flu: Spain & UK confirm flu as Mexico say 149 are dead
Swine flu got worse today with over 1600 confirmed cases in Mexico where 149 people have died.
Outbreaks have been officialy confirmed in the Mexico, United States, Canada, Spain and recently two cases confirmed in Scotland.
There are now possible outbreaks in France, Israel, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand.
The BBC are reporting that airline stock is beginning to fall as a result of the flu.
*this story will stop being updated at 12pm 27/04/09 (UK time)
His warning came as Spain became the first country in Europe to confirm a case of the virus after a man who returned from a trip to Mexico last week was found to have the virus.
The unnamed man returned to Spain on April 22 and was put under observation on April 25 with chest problems, Health Minister Trinidad Jimenez said
Fears of pandemic have grown as the number believed to be infected in Mexico topped 1,600 and new confirmed cases were reported in the United States and Canada.
Around 400 of those infected in Mexico are still in hospital, but the majority of infected patients are recovering, the country's health secretary said.
A Canadian woman has been taken to hospital as a precaution, according to a statement from the North West Area Health Authority.
Sky's North of England correspondent Mike McCarthy said: "The statement says an overseas visitor to Sale is being tested for possible swine flu and has been taken to hospital for tests as a precaution.
"The hospital is not being identified. Manchester Airport have no information about whether the woman came into the country through them."
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