by Hank Sims
From the Humboldt County Public Health Office:
A Humboldt County woman who tested positive for H1N1 Influenza died this morning in a local hospital. The resident, in her mid-50s, was reported to have no underlying medical conditions that would have exacerbated her illness.
To protect her privacy, no additional information about her case will be released.
Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Ann Lindsay extends her condolences to the woman’s family and friends.
This death is the third in Humboldt County believed to be related to H1N1.