July 16, 2009

H1N1 flu declining in Utah

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The H1N1 swine flu outbreak appears to have peaked in Utah, although it is still above the epidemic threshold, Lisa Rosetta of the Salt Lake Tribune reports.

There have been 14 deaths related to 278 cases of swine flu reported in Utah. Federal health officials are still deciding whether to implement a nationwide vaccination program Researchers expect to know by next month whether they can make a vaccine to combat the strain of the virus.

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