swine flu

Health and Wellness reports sharp decline in cases

PULLMAN – Staff members at Health and Wellness Services on the WSU campus have seen a sharp decline in recent days in the number of students complaining of influenza-like symptoms. The clinic had contact with 29 students complaining of influenza symptoms Wednesday (10 phone conversations with a nurse, nine patients who chose to self-care after […]

Confirmed cases at 4,298 in U.S., 195 in state

  Map above, courtesy of CDC. Number of U.S. human cases of H1N1 flu as of 8 a.m. May 14, at 4,298 cases with 47 states reporting. Washington state shows 195 cases.     The number of cases of A(H1N1) flu in the United States and the region continues to expand. At 8 a.m. Thursday, May 14, the […]

Number of cases doubles; state supplies arriving

    Swine flu (H1N1) cases have doubled in the United States since May 1, from 141 confirmed cases to 286, with one death. Although there are 35 suspected cases of swine flu in Washington state, there are still none that have been “laboratory confirmed.”    One case was confirmed today in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.   During the past several days, […]

Spokane, other universities, report cases of flu

  Washington State Department of Health announced Wednesday evening that six “probable cases of swine flu” have been identified in the state — three in King County, two in Snohomish County and one in Spokane County.   Having testing multiple flu samples since Monday, the DOH is now sending “six samples it could not positively subtype […]