MontCo: Second Swine Flu Case Confirmed

A second case of swine flu was confirmed in Montgomery County Wednesday afternoon, according to officials.

A 28-year-old man in Lower Merion Township became sick April 28. He has since recovered.

He did not travel recently and had no known contact with another sick person, according to a press release.

Pennsylvania currently has two confirmed cases of swine flu and 19 probable cases.

Two probable cases were also reported Wednesday in Burlington County, N.J., the health department said.

The cases are a brother and sister. Their lab samples were sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for confirmation.

One of the children did come in contact with a previously confirmed case, according to a press release.

Currently, there are seven confirmed cases in New Jersey, four of which are in Burlington County.

Delaware has 20 confirmed and six probable cases of swine flu. 

The symptoms of swine flu are similar to those of the normal flu including a fever of 100.4 or more, lethargy, coughing and lack of appetite.

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