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Release Date: May 28, 2009
Contact: Renee McCoy, 919-733-9190

RALEIGH — As of 2 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2009,  North Carolina has 18 confirmed cases of the novel H1N1 virus.  The most recent cases were confirmed in New Hanover County and Brunswick County today. 

County by County case Breakdown

  1 case Brunswick County, 3 cases New Hanover County, 1 case Durham County, 7 cases in Craven County, 2 cases in Onslow County, and 2 cases in Carteret County. 1 case in Rutherford County, 1 case in Orange County.  There are no probable cases under investigation at this time.

The following information can help residents prevent transmission of the novel H1N1 influenza.

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing
  • Avoid close contact with those who are sick
  • Stay at home if you are sick

Influenza-like symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.  Some people have reported diarrhea or vomiting associated with this virus.

For additional information and the latest updates, log onto the N.C. DHHS web site,

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