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France confirms 2 new swine flu cases, total of 4

France confirms 2 new swine flu cases, total of 4

France's health chief says officials have confirmed two new cases of swine flu, bringing the total number in France to four.
Minister of Health Roselyne Bachelot said Monday both new cases involved people who had returned to France after a stay in Mexico and both have been hospitalized.
Over the weekend, French health officials unveiled new measures aimed at preventing the spread of swine flu among babies.
Travelers returning to France from Mexico who work with young children will be asked to take a week off work. In addition, parents of children under 1 who return will have to isolate them from other young children for a week.
All flights arriving in at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport from Mexico will now debark at special terminal temporarily.


Updated : 2021-07-25 00:15 GMT+08:00