Scout, troop leader at Colorado camp have swine flu
RYE, Colorado -A child and one adult at a southern Colorado Boy Scout camp have swine flu, the first confirmed cases in Pueblo County.
The county health department said Friday that state testing confirmed the scout and the adult troop leader, both from Plano, Texas, had the H1N1 strain. Neither case is serious.
They were among a total of 29 people separated from the rest of campers and staffers after showing flu-like symptoms earlier this week.
They were the only two to have samples tested by the state. Health department spokeswoman Sarah Bruestle said it’s likely that the 27 others also have swine flu.
Those quarantined were from either Plano or Houston.
All campers are set to return home as originally planned on Saturday.
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