US Navy Updates Confirmed Cases of H1N1 (Swine Flu) to 50
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WASHINGTON, May 15, 2009 -- The U.S. Navy updated its confirmed cases of H1N1 influenza May 15 to 50 sailors.
The Navy continues to monitor the health of the force to ensure necessary precautions are being taken to educate and safeguard sailors, civilian personnel and family members.
The Naval Health Research Center was designated May 7 an H1N1 confirmatory lab by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) after being provided the necessary materials for designation.
Additional information on the H1N1 influenza is available at:
- The Center of Disease Control website: www.cdc.gov/flu/swine or call 1-800-CDC-INFO
- The Department of Defense website: www.dod.mil/pandemicflu.
- The Department of Health and Human Services website: http://www.pandemicflu.gov/.
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