State Health Officials Continue Tracking Swine Flu Cases
MONTGOMERY, Ala. –
(AP) - Alabama health officials say the swine
flu virus is still circulating in the state, with symptoms being
reported as recently as last week.
Health officials say the number of confirmed cases in the state
has grown to 63 and that number remained unchanged Thursday. Three
other cases are probable.
A case was found in Lee County for the first time and the virus
has also been identified in Blount, Etowah, Jefferson, Limestone,
Mobile, Montgomery, Pike and Shelby counties.
Madison County residents have been affected by the virus more
than any other county, with 35 cases being confirmed there.
The virus has been found in people ranging from seven weeks of
age to 41 years old.
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