Flash: First Swine Flu Case In Alameda County

Thursday April 30, 2009 - 09:35:00 PM

Alameda County Public Health Director and Health Officer Dr. Tony Iton announced late Thursday that the first probable case of swine flu in the county has been identified: a woman in her 50s with no recent travel history to Mexico. She was not hospitalized, is being treated and is recovering well.  

To date, 92 suspected swine flu specimens have been sent by the Alameda County public health lab to the state laboratory in Richmond for testing, with more coming in daily.