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H1N1 Influenza


20 January, 2010

The Southern Nevada Health District reports the following information for the week ending Saturday, January 16, 2010. The report includes cumulative case counts for the 2009-2010 influenza season beginning August 31, 2009.

Week Ending Confirmed Cumulative Cases*
January 16 16 3447
January 9 10 3431
January 2 20 3421
December 26 19 3401
December 19 40 3384
December 12 109 3343
December 5 101 3228
November 28 62 3127
November 21 172 3065
November 14 318 2890
November 7 623 2567
October 31 416 1940
October 24 854 1524
October 17 361 670

Clark County 2009 H1N1-related deaths since spring 2009: 36**

The health district is not reporting any additional deaths for the week ending January 16.

The comprehensive weekly surveillance report is posted at: www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/download/epi/flu-surveillance-update-011610.pdf

To date, the health district has received 157,100 doses of the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine, some of which has been distributed to private providers. Approximately 369,000 doses have been delivered to private providers in Clark County by the Nevada State Health Division. The Southern Nevada Health District has administered more than 110,000 doses since October.

*Cumulative totals may not add up to the current week total plus the cumulative total from the previous week, as cases from previous weeks can be reclassified from influenza to novel H1N1 based on new lab results, and duplicates are identified and removed.

**This number represents Clark County residents only and is cumulative since 2009 H1N1 influenza was identified in the spring. In early June, the health district reported the death of a hospitalized patient who was a resident of another state.

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