Washoe has first swine flu death


RENO -- Health officials have confirmed Washoe County's first swine flu-related death.

The Washoe District Health Department said Wednesday that the woman who died had underlying health conditions and she was between 25 and 49.

Officials say they do not plan to release any further information on the case.

The county reports that 123 new cases of swine flu occurred in the week that ended Saturday.

 

Comment section guidelines

The below comment section contains thoughts and opinions from users that in no way represent the views of the Las Vegas Review-Journal or Stephens Media LLC. This public platform is intended to provide a forum for users of reviewjournal.com to share ideas, express thoughtful opinions and carry the conversation beyond the article. Users must follow the guidelines under our Commenting Policy and are encouraged to use the moderation tools to help maintain civility and keep discussions on topic.