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WA: Possible swine flu case in WA

30 Apr 2009 5:00 PM

A West Australian adult's being treated for possible swine flu .. after it was revealed they travelled on the same flight as three New Zealanders who contracted the potentially fatal virus.

Western Australia's public health chief says while the person isn't showing severe symptoms .. they're being treated with Tamiflu and kept isolated at home.

Dr TARUN WEERAMANTHRI says 16 West Australians have so far been tested for swine flu .. eight have been cleared .. two are thought to have the normal human influenza virus .. and another six are awaiting results.