(06/11/2009)
Wood County has the largest number of confirmed Swine Flu cases in West Virginia.

The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department was notified by state health officials Wednesday that 17 more confirmed cases of H1N1 influenza (also known as Swine Flu) have been diagnosed in Wood County.

The 17 new cases are 13 teenagers with an average age between 11 and 14 years old, one child and three adults.

No one has been reported hospitalized.

This brings the total number of cases in Wood County to 28 confirmed cases.

Confirmed cases have been counted in eight West Virginia counties.

Wood's latest numbers makes the West Virginia total about 40 cases.


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