Spike In H1N1 Cases Affects Young Adults In Denton

Friday, January 3, 2014
By Paul Martin

Brian New
Dfw.cbslocal.com
January 2, 2014

DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Five times as many flu cases were reported to the Denton County Health Department this week compared to two weeks ago and nearly every case is the H1N1 strain.

Local health officials said the H1N1 strain is affecting young and middle aged adults more than the typical seasonal flu.

Denton County Epidemiologist Juan Rodriguez said the symptoms are more intense and the duration of the virus is longer.

“More hospitalization, more cost — the hospitals are more packed and those people may have trouble recovering quickly,” he said.

The Rest…HERE

Comments are closed.

Join the revolution in 2018. Revolution Radio is 100% volunteer ran. Any contributions are greatly appreciated. God bless!

Follow us on Twitter