UPDATE: Test results for probable case of swine flu at NAU are negativePosted: Updated:
Probable case of swine flu at NAU - A 19-year-old student from Northern Arizona University has a "probable case" of swine flu.
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FLAGSTAFF -- Coconino County Health Department officials said that test results for the probable swine flu case at Northern Arizona University are negative. The student had experienced flu-like symptoms.
Initial tests were inconclusive and were then sent for additional testing. Results from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the student was not infected with swine influenza, also called H1N1 flu.
No other suspected cases have been reported at NAU. Currently, there are no positive swine flu cases in Coconino County.
FLAGSTAFF -- A 19-year-old student from Northern Arizona University has a "probable case" of swine flu.
NAU and the Coconino County Health Department are waiting for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to confirm it.
Janitors have cleaned and disinfected dorms and public dining areas and those with flu-like symptoms have been given masks.
But the campus is operating as usual, especially with finals and graduation right around the corner.
Students or parents can call a 24-hour phone bank for more information. That number is 928-523-0007.