Two contract swine flu in the Netherlands

Two people have contracted swine flu after coming into contact with carriers in the Netherlands itself, the national health institute RIVM said on Monday.

One is a child infected by its father who was in the US. The second is a shopworker who contracted the virus from a co worker who had been on holiday in the US.
In total, 20 people in the Netherlands have now been infected with the disease, which has been contracted by over 25,000 people world wide. Some 139 have died, according to the world health organisation on Monday.

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