Oneida County Confirms H1N1 Death
‘Adult Resident Succumbs to Complications of Flu’
An adult resident of Oneida County who had a confirmed case of novel H1N1 influenza has died from complications of the viral infection, Oneida County Health Department officials announced today.
This marks the second fatality attributed to the H1N1 virus in Oneida County since the outbreak was first diagnosed earlier this year. In July, an adolescent with an underlying medical condition who resided in the county and who had been identified as the area’s fifth case of H1N1 flu, died in a Syracuse hospital, according to Dr. Daniel W. Gilmore, Acting Director of Health.