2 Cases Of Swine Flu Confirmed In North Carolina

Two cases of swine flu have been confirmed in Randolph County as the virus has caused at least two summer camps to close in North Carolina.

The Courier-Tribune of Asheboro reported that Randolph County Health Director MiMi Cooper confirmed the cases Thursday.

North Carolina has confirmed 179 cases of the swine flu, with two patients dying. Cases have been found in 39 of the state's 100 counties.

Camp Caraway in Randolph County canceled its boys' camp planned
for next week because two campers tested positive for the virus.

Camp Dixie, a Bladen County summer camp, temporarily closed after dozens of people became ill. It will reopen next week.

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