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Austria's first A-H1N1 flu patient discharged from hospital

AUSTRIA'S first A-H1N1 flu patient has been discharged from hospital yesterday after finding no more virus inside her body, local media reported.

The patient, a 28-year-old female, left the hospital yesterday afternoon, the report said.

According to the patient, she infected the A-H1N1 flu virus on a flight from Mexico to the United States last week as there were a large number of Mexicans onboard.

The girl was sent to hospital in Vienna after showing symptoms of flu. She was then tested positive of the A-H1N1 flu virus.

Christoph Wenisch, the doctor who treated the infected woman, said on Thursday that test results had showed there are no more viruses inside the patient's body after the treatment.

Wenisch added that the patient showed improvement since taking medicines for the second time.


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