Coles County

Swine flu
11:44 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Illinois finds first case of 'swine flu'

Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck
idph.state.il.us

Officials urge standard flu precautions

A child who attended the Coles County Fair in Charleston last week has been diagnosed with the first case of the H3N2v influenza virus, a variant form of influenza A, in the state. This child has not been hospitalized.

Illinois joins Indiana, Ohio and Hawaii as states which have confirmed this variation of “swine flu” within its borders.

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