2 more swine flu cases confirmed in NJ; 7 total

May 1, 2009 2:29:07 PM PDT
New Jersey health officials have confirmed two more cases of swine flu in New Jersey and an additional probable case. So far, seven people in New Jersey have been determined to have the virus. Tests on an eighth person have been sent to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services says all seven confirmed cases are mild forms of the flu and no one has been hospitalized.

In at least five of the seven confirmed cases, people traveled to California or Mexico.

Mexico is considered the epicenter of the swine flu outbreak, with more than 150 confirmed or suspected deaths and thousands of people showing symptoms. California has several confirmed cases.


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