Confirmed Case Of H1N1 Virus In AA County

| May 5, 2009 | 1 Comment

swine-fluFrom a statement issued by the Anne Arundel County Schools yesterday evening, there are four confirmed cases of the H1N1 Virus  statewide and one in Anne Arundel County.

State health officials today announced that the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed four of Maryland’s cases of H1N1 influenza. Three of the cases are in Baltimore County and the fourth is a preschool-aged child in Anne Arundel County, but not a Folger McKinsey student. To date, Anne Arundel County has one confirmed and four probable H1N1 cases. There have been two probable cases involving students, both at Folger McKinsey. Both students are recovering. There have been no probable cases at any other county school. As of now, no determination has been made on when Folger McKinsey will reopen. At the earliest, the school will reopen on Thursday, May 7. Updated information continues to be posted on our Web site, www.aacps.org.

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