113 H3N2v Cases In 18 Indiana Counties
August 8, 2012
Health officials have now confirmed 113 cases of variant influenza A (H3N2v), impacting 18 counties statewide. State and local health officials continue to investigate the outbreak. More cases are expected to be confirmed this week.
Variant influenza A cases have been confirmed in the following counties: Bartholomew, Greene, Hamilton, Hendricks, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan, Owen, Porter, Scott, Tipton, Washington, and White. No cases have been reported in Marion County at this time.
The above comments from an ISDH press release confirm the H3N2v pandemic.
Similar numbers are being reported in Ohio. In one county (Gallia) there are 62 influenza A positive and many more symptomatic. H3N2v has been confirmed.
ODH press release is expected shortly.