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First probable case of swine flu reported in Cass County

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FARGO - The first probable case of H1N1 flu in Cass County involved a 30- to 39-year-old woman who is now recovering at home, North Dakota's top disease control official said Monday.


State Epidemiologist Kirby Kruger said the case was reported Friday night.

The patient's specimen will be sent this week to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation of the H1N1 flu virus, also known as swine flu, Kruger said.

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