Public Health Update #4
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 4, 2005
The following are updated statistics on the total number of influenza cases reported to the Southern Nevada Health District Office of Epidemiology during the 2004 – 2005 flu season:
- 10 culture confirmed influenza cases
- 40 rapid test confirmed cases
- No flu-related deaths
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