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Saturday, May 2, 2009

H1N1 Virus hit Lewis County
Too Close for Comfort!
May 1, 2009 - 5:44 PM
Marci Natale
(Albany, N.Y.) There are currently 78-positive or pending cases of H1N1 in New York State. Governor Paterson and State Health Commissioner, Doctor Richard Daines, held another briefing on the virus. Daines pointed out that the H1N1 virus, which is still highly concentrated, in New York City is now starting to hit very rural areas, like Lewis County. Lewis County is north of Watertown with a population of about 27,000. Daines says, this is a sign that the virus will likely hit all regions of the state. After testing on Thursday, new cases also popped up in Orange, Westchester, and Nassau Counties. Daines added," I think for me, one of the most important parts of the story is of the 15 specimens we completed testing on yesterday were positive for..