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Closed Mira Mesa School to Reopen

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April 28, 2009

The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) had no new cases of swine influenza to report on Tuesday, April 28.

The school that was closed as a precautionary measure has been cleared to reopen.

“A little bit of good news today - the specimens from the faculty members at Christ the Cornerstone Academy were sent in for testing and came back negative,” said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County Public Health Officer.  “The school has been notified that it can reopen at their discretion.”

 Video  Public Health Officer Wilma Wooten, M.D., updates the swine flu cases (April 28).

To date, five cases of swine flu have been reported in San Diego County:
• A 20-year-old male (4/27/09)
• A 7-year-old male (4/24/09)
• A 54-year-old male and his 16-year-old daughter (4/23/09)
• A 10-year-old male (4/21/09)

HHSA continues to work closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the California Department of Public Health to determine the cause of the infections and the extent of human-to-human spread.

If additional cases are detected, HHSA will promptly report them to the public.

San Diego County residents who are seeking more information on the swine flu can call 2-1-1 San Diego.


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