235 Swine Flu cases in New Jersey

June 14, 2009 9:51:39 AM PDT
Health officials have now confirmed 235 cases of swine flu in New Jersey and 113 probable cases. Monmouth County has the most - 29 confirmed cases - followed by 27 in Essex and Morris counties and 26 in Bergen County. Meanwhile, no cases have been confirmed in the southern Jersey counties of Cape May, Gloucester and Salem.

  • Swine Flu Resource Guide
  • No one has died from swine flu in New Jersey.

    The World Health Organization has declared swine flu to be a pandemic - a global epidemic. It says the disease has reached 74 countries and infected nearly 30,000 people, and there have been at least 145 deaths.

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    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

    For facts about influenza, and more information about swine flu, please visit the Health Department and CDC websites. Some specific resources:

    From New York City Health Department

    Facts about flu
    http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/cd/cdinflu.shtml

    From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    General information about swine flu
    http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/general_info.htm

    Swine Flu Case Definitions
    http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/casedef_swineflu.htm

    Swine Flu Infection Control and Patient Care
    http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/guidelines_infection_control.htm

    Preventing the Flu
    http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/habits.htm


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