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Swine Flu Reaches Centre County

swine-fluThe PA Department of Health has released information stating that Swine Flu has made it’s debut in Centre County. Tests by Commonwealth officials as well as a local medical organization have confirmed the discovery. This annoucement came on the same day that the CDC announced that there have been 11,054 confirmed cases of H1N1 with 17 deaths across 52 states and territories.

Officials continue to urge with flu-like symptoms to stay home from work and school. Vigilant handwashing as well as covering your mouth and nose while sneezing and coughing can curb the spread of this disease.

We’ll post updates on this situation as they develop.


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