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Monday, December 3, 2012
Child in Iowa Diagnosed with H3N2v Influenza A Strain
December 3, 2012
Cedar Rapids child diagnosed with rare strain of swine flu.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the H3N2v influenza A strain in the child, KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids reported.
State epidemiologist Dr. Patricia Quinlisk said the child, who has since recovered, had not been in contact with swine, one of the modes of transmission.