Sacramento County Public Health Officer Dr. Glennah Trochet reports that the Centers for Disease Control has confirmed that a sample sent to their lab Saturday was positive for Swine Flu.
The sample was collected from a student at St. Mel’s school in Fair Oaks.
This is the first known confirmed sample in Northern California.
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