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A man aged 60 died due to influenza A H1N1, according to research laboratories, announced today the deputy minister of Health, Giménez Edgar, in press. He said that a minor hit by the same evil, and is serious in intensive care at the Hospital Central del Instituto de Previsión Social (IPS).
The Deputy Minister of Health, Edgar Gimenez, along with health authorities, at a press conference.
The man who died from influenza A suffered cardiovascular complications, was in the hospital and San Roque are now investigating how they acquired the disease, said public health officials.
There are 200 suspected cases of influenza A in the country and 14 people remain confined because of the same disease agregó'el Deputy Minister of Health.
A SWINE flu patient died yesterday in east China's Zhejiang Province but the cause of her death was not yet known, local health authorities said late yesterday.
The 34-year-old woman was found dead at 7:35am in her ward lavatory at the No.1 People's Hospital of Xiaoshan District in Hangzhou, the provincial capital, according to the Hangzhou municipal health bureau.
The patient was recovering as her temperature had been normal for a week. She coughed occasionally, but other flu symptoms had disappeared. She was admitted to the hospital on June 23.
If she is found to have died from the disease, it would be China's first death from it.
Liang Wannian, vice director of the Health Ministry's emergency office, warned on Monday that China is "very likely" to have its first death from the H1N1 flu in the foreseeable future, as the number of the flu cases rises.
"The possibility of a wide spread of the virus in China in autumn and winter is also becoming more likely," the official said.
The Chinese mainland confirmed 57 new H1N1 cases yesterday, with the total number hitting 867.
(NEWS CENTER) -- A man who grew up in Cumberland has died of swine flu.
David Twomey, 27, was living and working in Washington, DC. His parents say he was diagnosed with H1N1 last week, and died Tuesday night in a Washington hospital.
Twomey was a graduate of Cheverus High School and Gannon University.
First H1N1 Death Reported In Broward
This Would Mark Florida's 3rd H1N1-- A 58-year-old man with a chronic heart condition died of the H1N1 flu in Broward County this week, making it the first confirmed death in Broward County.
The Sun-Sentinel is reporting that Michael Waldfogel of Davie went to see his doctor complaining of flu-like symptoms in mid June. That physician prescribed flu medication and sent him home, but June 24th Waldfogel was found dead at home.
When CBS4 News called the Broward County Health Dept. they didn't have any confirmation on the case, but Broward County medical examiner Dr. Joshua Perper told the Sentinel that results from a lab test in Jacksonville confirmed the presence of H1N1.
Two other confirmed H1N1 deaths have been reported in Florida, one in Miami and one in the Orlando area.
ZACHARY LIAM MARTINEZ
AGE: 6 JACKSON
Zachary Liam Martinez, 6, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2009, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Zachary was born in Edison. Zachary completed the first grade at the Lucy N. Holman Elementary School, Jackson, and was currently a student in C.C.D. classes at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, Jackson. He played for the Jackson Soccer Club and collected race cars. Zachary loved music, movies, playing Nintendo video games, and swimming in the ocean.
He is survived by his parents, Rosanne Careccia and Josue Martinez; his sister, Rachel Rosue Careccia of Jackson; his brothers, Christopher A. Mahon of Virginia Beach, Va., Josue R. Martinez and Joel Jonathan Martinez, both of Elizabeth; his maternal grandparents, Rosanne Connolly of Jackson, and John Careccia of Fords; and his paternal grandmother, Rafaela Vargas of El Grullo, Mexico.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 30 at the George S. Hassler Funeral Home, 980 Bennetts Mills Road, Jackson. A funeral gathering will be offered at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1 at the funeral home. His Funeral Liturgy will follow at 9:30 a.m. at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, 935 Bennetts Mills Road, Jackson. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family is accepting balloons in Zachary’s memory, or donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, P.O. Box 3237
Long Branch, NJ 07740.
SAN RAFAEL -- A 33-year-old woman with pre-existing medical conditions is Marin County's first confirmed H1N1 flu death, Marin County Deputy Public Health Officer Dr. Anju Goel said this afternoon.
The woman died Tuesday evening at an Alameda County hospital where she was taken after her condition worsened in a Marin County hospital, Goel said..
Flutrackers Confirmed U.S. Fatalities 7/1/09 .....
Arizona - 10
California - 19
Connecticut - 6
Florida - 3
Hawaii - 1
Illinois - 13
Maryland - 1
Massachusetts - 2
Michigan - 7
Minnesota - 1
Missouri - 1
Nevada - 2
New Jersey - 8
New York - 51
North Carolina - 2
Oklahoma - 1
Oregon - 3
Pennsylvania - 5
Rhode Island - 1
Texas - 16
Utah - 10
Virginia - 2
Washington - 3
Wisconsin - 4
TOTAL - 172* (BUT, SEE BELOW)
*This number represents deaths as described and reported in the media. The known CFR of H1N1 is 0.4%
#160 Arizona - Pinal County, 7 year old boy died week of 6/26 reported 6/30/09 *underlying health conditions, being treated in a local hospital at the time of his death
#161 New Jersey - Middlesex County, Piscataway 44 year old man died 6/27/09 reported 7/1/09 *multiple underlying medical conditions, died at JFK Hospital in Edison
#162 New York - Orange County, Newburgh 32 year old woman died 6/23/09 reported 7/1/09 *H1N1 confirmed postmortem 6/30
#163 New York - NYC, unidentified person 25-65 reported 7/1/09
#164 New York - NYC, unidentified person 25-65 reported 7/1/09
#165 New York - NYC, unidentified person 25-65 reported 7/1/09
#166 New York - NYC, unidentified person 25-65 reported 7/1/09
#167 New York - NYC, unidentified person 25-65 reported 7/1/09
#168 New York - NYC, unidentified person 25-65 reported 7/1/09
#169 New York - Orange County, Newburgh 37 year old woman reported 7/1/09 *no underlying medical conditions, 2nd Orange County death, symptomatic 6/16, hospitalized 6/22
#170 New Jersey - Ocean County, Jackson Township, unidentified child who was a student at Lucy N. Holman Elementary died 6/27/09 reported 7/1/09 *unspecified underlying medical conditions, hospitalized 6/25/09
#171 Florida - Broward County, Davie 58 year old man Michael Waldfogel died 6/24/09 reported 7/1/09 *chronic heart problem, symptomatic mid-June, doctor sent him home with flu medicine, last seen 6/20, found dead in his home 4 days later, H1N1 confirmed postmortem 6/30
#172 Virginia - Arlington Health District, unidentified man reported 7/1/09 *underlying condition which put him at greater risk for complications, cause of death has not been determined but H1N1 was a factor
From CNN Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry
WASHINGTON (CNN) – CNN has learned that the Obama administration is planning to convene a "flu summit" next week to make preparations for the fall, as officials in Argentina declare a health emergency because 35 people have died in the Latin American nation from swine flu.
Senior Obama administration officials stressed the summit, which will be convened July 9 at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is being held strictly as a precautionary measure to make sure the U.S. is prepared for any potential swine flu outbreak, and not because of any specific fear of a crisis.
President Obama will be traveling next week to Russia, Italy and Ghana on a foreign trip, so the summit will be chaired by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, according to the officials.
The summit follows Obama's meeting this past Tuesday with several former federal officials who dealt with America's 1976 H1N1 flu outbreak and offered perspective from that crisis for current administration officials. Sebelius and White House Homeland Security Advisor John Brennan joined Obama at that meeting.
In a prepared statement after the meeting, Obama said it was valuable to hear from "a select group of individuals who could speak knowledgeably about the lessons learned from the 1976 influenza so that we can further prepare this nation for the possibility of a more severe outbreak of H1N1 flu."
Among the people who attended were William Howard Taft IV, the former general counsel at the Department of Health Education and Welfare, and Dr. Harvey Fineberg, co-author of "The Swine Flu Affair: Decision-Making on a Slippery Disease."