Swine Flu hits Mesa County

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

Mesa County health officials say Swine Flu has come to Mesa County.

According to the Mesa County Health Department, it has been confirmed that a young adult who became ill after attending a wedding at Powderhorn Ski Resort last weekend has Swine Flu.

They say this person and others who got sick after attending the event is believed to have been linked to increased Swine Flu activity in Utah.

Dr. Aduddell of the Mesa County Health Department says this probably isn't the county's first case of Swine Flu, but it is the first confirmed case.

Today, the World Health Organization raised the alert level to 6, officially declaring Swine Flu a pandemic.

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