August 21, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Health officials in Las Vegas say four more
school-age children and one adult tested positive for swine flu
virus, bringing the number of confirmed cases in Nevada to 21.
The Southern Nevada Health District said Wednesday that a
5-year-old girl; boys ages 7, 10, and 14, and a 45-year-old woman
each had a mild form of the H1N1 virus. Three have fully recovered.
None required hospitalization.
Clark County school spokesman Michael Rodriguez says letters are
going out to parents of students at two elementary and one middle
school about the test results. He says there are no plans to close
Health officials previously reported nine swine flu cases in
Clark County, four in Reno, two in Carson City and one in Lyon
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