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State Health Department Confirms H3N2v Influenza Case

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State Health Department Confirms H3N2v Influenza Case (2012, August 8) [878**12]

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) laboratory has confirmed one case of what is known as the H3N2v influenza virus, which has now been reported in four states this year Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. IDPH is working with local, state and federal health officials, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the Coles County Health Department, to identify how a child, who attended the Coles County Fair, contracted the virus last week. This child has not been hospitalized. CDC is conducting additional laboratory testing.

 

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Organization: Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761
 
Phone: 217-782-4977

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  • Language(s): EN-English
  • Creation Date (from issuing agency): 08 09 2012
  • Document Modification Date (from issuing agency): 08 09 2012
  • Date Accepted Into Depository: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 20:23:26 UTC
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