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WEST JORDAN -- Doctors at the Salt Lake Valley Health Department are trying to get to the bottom of a mystery illness that struck dozens of high school athletes at a swim meet in St. George.
The agency has identified a family member of one swimmer who tested positive for a virus, but doctors still aren't certain what caused all those swimmers to get sick.
Upwards of 30 swimmers from several high schools began feeling sick and vomiting after last week's swim meet at Sand Hollow Aquatic Center in Washington County. Two of the hardest hit schools were Bingham and Copper Hills High School.
Southwest Utah Health Department said it tested the pool water, and it came back clean. Students now seem to be on the mend, but the incident did rattle school officials, the swimmers and the parents.
"Of course we're concerned about H1N1. My parents are concerned about H1N1. So, when a kid gets sick like that, you're concerned about how contagious it is and so on and so forth," Quarnberg said.
Officials at the health department said they're hoping to learn more about this, but it's possible the number of cases has spiked. Those who got sick last weekend seem to recovering, so they're not sure if they'll be able to figure out what made everyone sick.