Tags: us | med | swine | flu

CDC: Swine Flu Less Widespread, Down to 32 States

Monday, 30 Nov 2009 01:36 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

ATLANTA -- A new government report says swine flu infections seem to be dropping, but the number of children who died with the illness rose by about 30.

Widespread infections were reported in 32 states as of Nov. 21, down from 43 states the week before.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said Monday there were 27 new lab-confirmed swine flu deaths in children under 18. That's the largest one-week increase since the new virus was identified in April.

The count represents cases reported in the week ending Nov. 21. About 200 pediatric U.S. swine flu deaths have been reported to CDC so far, and officials believe there are probably a few hundred more.

Special: Get Sarah Palin’s New Book – Incredible FREE Offer -- Click Here Now.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bills Promoting Electric Car Usage

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 12:10 PM

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed several bills on Sunday intended to boost his state's electric car market, including  . . .

Global Threats Likely Sparked Obama Revamp of Nuclear Program

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 12:10 PM

Arms control supporters are expressing baffled disappointment over efforts by the Obama administration to modernize nu . . .

Alaska TV Reporter Quits on Air to Promote Pot

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 12:01 PM

A reporter for an Alaska TV station revealed on the air that she owns a medical marijuana business and was quitting her  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved