UK's first completely swine flu related critical case

A 45-year-old Scottish man from Paisley is the first person to become critically ill from swine flu alone and is being treated in intensive care at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

A 38-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man, both with underlying health problems are also in critical conditions due to swine flu.

There are now 65 confirmed cases of swine flu in Scotland after a further 23 were confirmed by Nicola Sturgeon the Scottish Health Secretary on Tuesday.

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written by Jo Richardson, on 2009-06-03 13:44.