The Turkish Health Ministry announced on Saturday that two people were infected with swine flu, the Journal of the Turkish Weekly reported
The ministry released a statement in which it said that two Turkish citizens, who came from the United States, were infected with swine flu.
According to the ministry, the two citizens applied to hospitals as they suffered from high fever, muscle and joint pain.
At the end of tests, both citizens were proved to be infected with "Influenza A/H1N1" (swine flu).
Doctors said both patients were isolated and under medical treatment, and other passengers aboard the two planes were being closely monitored.
"The patient in our city is in stable condition," doctor Mehmet Ozkan, the local health director in Izmir, said.
One of the citizens flew from New York, the United States to the Turkish Aegean city of Izmir via Istanbul on May 29, and the other came from Houston, the United States to Istanbul via Amsterdam the same day.
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