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  • H3N2v, USA: One new confirmed case, Iowa (US CDC/FluView, October 18 2013, edited)

    [Source: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), FluView, full page: (LINK). Edited.]


    H3N2v, USA: One new confirmed case, Iowa

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    Novel Influenza A Virus

    One infection with an influenza A (H3N2) variant virus (H3N2v) was reported to CDC by Iowa.

    Contact between the case patient and swine in the week preceding illness was reported. The patient has fully recovered and no further cases have been identified in contacts of the case patient.

    This is the first H3N2v infection reported for the 2013-2014 influenza season, which began on September 29, 2013.

    Additional information on influenza in swine, variant influenza infection in humans, and strategies to interact safely with swine can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/swineflu/h3n2v-outbreak.htm .

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