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Dubai swine flu man quarantined in India

A 39-year-old man Dubai man has been diagnosed with H1N1 virus in Hyderabad.

A 39-year-old man from Dubai has been diagnosed with swine flu and put into quarantine in the Indian city of Hyderabad.

The man was one of two new cases of the H1N1 virus to be confirmed in Andhra Pradesh state, taking the total number of cases to 23.

He was put into isolation on Thursday, according to comments by Dr S V Prasad of the AP Chest Hospital, printed in the Hindu Times.

The second case was confirmed in a 24-year-old man who travelled from Texas via Goa to Hyderabad.

A total of five swine flu cases are currently in quarantine in the hospital.

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