The Cayman Islands Cayman Islands (kā`mən), British dependency (2005 est. pop. 44,300), 100 sq mi (259 sq km), comprising three islands in the West Indies. has confirmed its first case of swine flu in a young patient who recently returned from a trip to New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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Government medical officer Dr. Kiran Kumar says the patient has been recovering well from the flu since he was first tested on May 29. Epidemiologists confirmed the case on Thursday.
Health Services health services Managed care The benefits covered under a health contract Authority Medical Director Dr. Greg Hoeksema tells reporters that confirmation of the British Caribbean islands' first case of swine flu proves that local surveillance is working.
The virus has hit more than 60 countries, with the United States reporting the most cases — more than 11,400, including at least 19 deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), agency of the U.S. Public Health Service since 1973, with headquarters in Atlanta; it was established in 1946 as the Communicable Disease Center. .