First swine flu death reported in US

April 29th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS  

Washington, April 29 (DPA) US health authorities Wednesday reported the first death from swine flu, the first such fatality outside Mexico.
The Atlanta, Georgia-based center for disease control CDC said a 23-month-old baby had died in the southwestern US state of Texas, which borders Mexico.

So far a total of 64 confirmed cases of swine flu has been registered in the US.

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