12:06 PM Netanya, ISRAEL
Lab results have just returned positively identifying Tomer Vagim in the Netanya Laniado hospital -- as being infected with the Swine Flu.
The Ministry of Health announced the results moments ago, and he is reported to be in good condition, and is in medical quarantine / hospital isolation.
An additional person is hospitalized in the Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba, but his test results have not yet returned to positively identify the origin of his condition.
More on this as it gets published.
Link in Hebrew for ynet article, here.
YNET: Israel raises Health readiness level to 4 (out of 6) (English)
Haaretz: Israel confirms first case of swine flu, raises alert level to 4 (English)
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