Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

I know this will get bashed but....

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia health officials say a
pregnant woman from Wood County is the latest death attributed to
the swine flu.
The death on Friday was announced in a statement by Dr. Sherif
Ibrahim, regional epidemiologist for the Mid-Ohio Valley Health
Department. The department did not disclose the woman’s identity.
Ibrahim said pregnancy increases susceptibility to H1N1
influenza, more commonly referred to as swine flu.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
nearly 6 percent of H1N1 deaths are women who are pregnant.
Health officials encourage pregnant women experiencing flu-like
symptoms to immediately contact their physician.

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:21 PM on Oct. 17, 2009 in Health

Answers (1)
  • What's the question?
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 9:25 PM on Oct. 17, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN