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Published November 04, 2009, 04:11 PM

North Dakota Has More Than 2,000 Flu Cases

The state's influenza surveillance coordinator says most of the cases likely are swine flu, or the new H1N1 strain.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State health officials are reporting 2,475 confirmed cases of the flu in North Dakota, up nearly 900 from last week.

The state's influenza surveillance coordinator, Michelle Feist, says most of the cases likely are swine flu, or the new H1N1 strain.

Feist says the flu season in North Dakota usually peaks in February or March.

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Information from: Bismarck Tribune, http://www.bismarcktribune.com

Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.

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