First U.S. Death From Swine Flu Reported in Texas

Posted by Kendall Harmon

A 23-month-old child from Texas has become the first American to die from the swine flu outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta confirmed today.

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Posted April 29, 2009 at 6:00 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Pageantmaster ن wrote:

We now have five confirmed cases in the UK; one at a school in Devon.
The latest WHO update last night:

April 29, 10:06 am | [comment link]
2. In Texas wrote:

The toddler actually passed away in March, but with the increased scrutiny over recent flu related deaths, samples were sent to the CDC for analysis, which confirmed it was the new flu strain.  Local Houston news indicated that the toddler did not pass away at any of the major Houston hospitals, but the location is still not public.

April 29, 10:48 am | [comment link]
3. magnolia wrote:

also the child was in texas, not from texas.

April 29, 12:55 pm | [comment link]
4. David |däˈvēd| wrote:

The child was from Mexico and taken by family to Houston for treatment.

April 29, 8:48 pm | [comment link]
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