May 11, 2009 in Idaho

Second case of swine flu confirmed in Idaho

Associated Press

BOISE – The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says an 13-year-old Ada County girl has the state’s second confirmed case of swine flu.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the case Monday.

That brings the state’s total to two confirmed cases and two probable cases of swine flu infection.

One case previously was confirmed in Kootenai County, a woman in her 60s who recently traveled to Texas.

So far, 299 people have tested negative for the disease. Seven reports of illness are currently under investigation.

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