Contra Costa County Officials Report Second Swine Flu Death in San Francisco Bay Area
On Tuesday, Contra Costa County health officials announced the second death this month in the San Francisco Bay Area resulting from the H1N1 influenza strain. Meanwhile, nearby counties have reported an uptick in the number of people with flu-like symptoms seeking care in emergency departments. Health officials said it is not too late in the flu season for California residents to get vaccinated.
- "Swine Flu Is Back in California -- and It's Starting To Kill Again" (Early/Seipel, Contra Costa Times, 1/7).