4 More Probable Swine Flu Cases In King, Snohomish Co.
Posted: 7:07 am PDT May 1, 2009Updated: 6:51 pm PDT May 1, 2009
SEATTLE -- One more probable case of swine flu has been identified in King County and three more in Snohomish County, bringing the total of probable cases to 16 in Washington state.
In an afternoon press conference, director of King County's Public Health office Dr. David Fleming said the latest probable case is a 9-year-old Des Moines girl. Midway Elementary will be closed next week in connection to this latest case.
Fleming also said over 100 specimens are currently in a state lab waiting H1N1/swine flu testing.
Probable cases of N1H1 and their locations:
# (9 probable and 2 suspected) Seattle boy from Madrona K-8 School and his two siblings
# 37-year-old pediatrician from Seattle who treated 22 patients at a Mill Creek clinic and possibly her two children
# 27-year-old Seattle man
# Two children ages 8-12
# Woman in her 20s
# 9-year-old Des Moines girl
Fleming says there are suspected because those people were in direct contact with someone with the flu's symptoms.
# 3-year-old boy who recently traveled from Mexico
# 34-year-old woman
# 29-year-old woman from Everett
# 29-year-old woman from Edmonds
# 35-year-old man of Mountlake Terrace
# A man in his 40s who recently traveled to California, the Spokesman-Review reported.
# One other person