Macedonia confirms first two cases of H1N1 flu virus
Macedonia has confirmed its first cases of the new H1N1 flu virus in two patients who caught the virus abroad, said Health Minister Bujar Osmani on Saturday, Reuters reported.
"With the new data we have confirmed our first two positive cases of H1N1," Osmani told a news conference.
The country's National Pandemic Flu Committee said the virus was not yet being transmitted from human-to-human, and Macedonia did not need additional anti-viral drugs.
The two patients were in a stable condition, with one being treated at the country's Clinic for Infectious Diseases in Skopje, while the other has already been discharged and was being monitored at home, said Osmani.
He did not name the patients or say whether they were Macedonian or foreign citizens.