Spain Confirms Europe's First Swine Flu Case

Spain's Health Ministry has confirmed the country's first case of swine flu and says another 17 people are suspected of having the disease.

Health Minister Trinidad Jimenez says the confirmed case was found in a young man who had recently been in Mexico.

Jimenez told a press conference Monday that the man is responding well to treatment and is not in serious condition.

The minister said it was the first confirmed swine flu case in Europe.

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