Possible Swine Flu in South Orlando

An individual in Orlando that is visiting from Mexico came down with some flu-like symptoms. A culture was taken and is being tested at a lab in Jacksonville, Florida. The person does have a form of influenza but the specific case has not yet been determined. Results for the culture take 48 to come back.

County health officials and tourists have been preparing for a possible outbreak. Public school officials have also made preparations. A letter was sent home with Hillsborough County Student on Monday concerning the swine flu.

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