H1N1-related deaths climb to 36 in Clark County


Clark County health officials are reporting another H1N1 flu-related death.

The patient was a 29-year-old woman with underlying health conditions, the Southern Nevada Health District said. The death occurred in the week ending Jan. 2. This brings to 36 the number of Southern Nevada residents whose deaths have been related to the H1N1 virus since Spring 2009.

To date, the health district has received 152,100 doses of the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine, some of which has been distributed to private providers. Approximately 360,000 doses have been delivered to private providers in Clark County by the Nevada State Health Division. The Southern Nevada Health District has administered more than 102,000 doses since October.

 

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