Two 'Swine flu' cases in the United Kingdom
There are two seprate cases of suspected swine flu in the United Kingdom so far, one where a pair are in a Scottish hospital and another involving a businessman in England.
The Scottish government health secretary Nicola Sturgeon confirmed the suspected case and that the pair had returned home to Scotland from Mexio after being there on holiday. They are being treated in Monklands NHS hospital in Airdrie.
The second is a buisnessman who is at home with his family.He had returned from Mexico with flu like symptoms.
A businessman and his family have been told not to have contact with other people after he returned from Mexico and reported having flu-like symptoms.
Chris Clarke, of Stanwick, felt unwell on Saturday and contacted NHS Direct who told him to call his out-of-hours doctor service.
He said his family have now been issued with a vaccine and been told to stay away from other people as a precaution.
The Scottish Government said it was closely monitoring the situation.
It is understood the two travellers were admitted to Monklands hospital in Airdrie, Lanarkshire, after returning from Mexico on Tuesday.
Two people have been admitted to a Scottish hospital after returning from Mexico with flu-like symptoms.
The Scottish government said the pair were undergoing precautionary assessments and had displayed mild flu-like symptoms.
Scotland's health secretary Nicola Sturgeon said the pair - who came to Scotland on April 21 - had not been in an area affected by recent outbreaks of swine influenza.
She said: "Their current condition is not causing concern."
The announcement came as the UK was on alert to look for unusual flu cases after a deadly outbreak.
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