Swine Flu in Nevada

Health officials in Nevada are currently reporting 381 confirmed cases of H1N1 (swine flu), 16 additional probable cases, and another 15 cases pending determination which have a viral load too low to make a determination at this point. There have been four deaths of Nevada residents due to the swine flu. Washoe County leads the state in the number of confirmed H1N1 cases with at least 188 citizens falling ill to the potentially deadly virus.

Fast Facts:

  • Clark County has reported at least 145 confirmed cases of swine flu.
  • Health officials recommend avoiding crowds and using good hygiene.
  • Nevada health officials continue to urge the public to use precautionary measures and maintain that the virus is currently no more severe than any other type of influenza.