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Recent Event Highlights: Administration of vaccine at Western begins, Vaccine arrives at Western, Activity level increases again in Kentucky, Kentucky increases activity level, and 10 more...
Created by wkuherald
on Nov 1, 2009
Last updated: 03/10/10 at 09:30 PM
Administration of the H1N1 flu vaccine begins at Health Services.
Western announces that the H1N1 flu vaccine has arrived at Health Services
Western Health Services officials report that 500 students and faculty have been tested for swine flu, and 123 are assumed to have it.
First does of live attenuated 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine are administered.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health reports that the H1N1 flu activity level has increased from regional to widespread within the state.
Western's Health Services reports there are 13 cases of H1N1 flu.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health and the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reports Kentucky's first death associated with the H1N1 flu.
Classes begin at Western.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health announces to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that Kentucky’s flu activity level had increased to regional, the second highest level.
All 50 States have reported H1N1 infection.
World Heath Organization signals that a global pandemic of H1N1 flu is underway and raises the worldwide pandemic alert level to Phase 6.
The United States government declares a public health emergency.
CDC activates the Emergency Operations Center to coordinate the public health response.
The first H1N1 patient in the United States is confirmed by laboratory testing at the CDC.