An outbreak of H1N1 Swine Flu was reported in Mexico in April 2009. By the end of May, it had spread across the U.S., with all 50 states reporting cases.
Topeka Kansas now has 12 confirmed cases of swine flu.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Thursday that two new cases have been confirmed in the state’s portion of the Kansas City metropolitan area.
One case is in Johnson County and the other in Wyandotte County. Both involve children, but KDHE provided no further details.
Also, another case in Johnson County involving an adult was confirmed after being listed as probable until testing by the federal Centers for Disease Control was completed.
Nine of the state’s cases are in Johnson and Wyandotte County. Missouri officials have confirmed five cases on their side of the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Two of Kansas’ remaining three cases were in Dickinson County and the other in Sedgwick County.