Dutch confirm swine flu case in three year-old

Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:08am EDT

AMSTERDAM, April 30 (Reuters) - Dutch health authorities have confirmed one case of swine flu in the Netherlands, Dutch news agency ANP reported on Thursday, citing the health ministry.

A three year-old child had contracted the virus, ANP said.

This is the first confirmed case in the Netherlands. (Reporting by Reed Stevenson and Aaron Gray-Block)