Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: Two passengers, one from North Carolina and another from Los Angeles, were admitted to the Government General and Chest Hospital, Erragadda, on Tuesday with suspected symptoms of influenza A (H1N1) flu virus.

However, the North Carolina passenger, a 45-year-old-American woman, was discharged on Wednesday evening, as the test results from the NICD, New Delhi, of her swab samples came negative. The swab samples of another passenger, a 23-year-old student hailing from the capital and flying from LA, also were negative. The student however is still admitted to the hospital due to high fever. No new cases with suspected flu symptoms were admitted to the hospital on Wednesday.