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She was first seen by a physician April 14 and was hospitalized on the 19th. The woman delivered a healthy baby while hospitalized and stayed in the hospital until her death, said Lopez, who declined to give further details about the baby.
WRAPUP 7 New flu kills 2nd person in US, spreads globally
Tue May 5, 2009 10:36pm EDT
The World Health Organization was monitoring the spread of the virus and said 21 countries have officially reported 1,490 cases. The United States has 403 confirmed cases in 38 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, with another 700 "probable" cases. Canada has reported 165 cases.
CIBOLO, Texas (Reuters) - When Hayden Henshaw came down with a new and worrying kind of influenza last month, he thought he had strep throat.
1 Children and adolescents between the ages of five and 15
2 Late fall, winter, early spring months
3 Clinical evidence of acute pharyngitis (redness and swelling in throat, white discharge on the tonsils)
4 Fever of 101 F to 103 F (38 C to 39.4 C)
5 Large and tender lymph nodes in the neck
6 Absence of upper respiratory infection symptoms, such as runny nose, nasal congestion, and cough
Some clinical studies suggest that if all six of these points are present, then the likelihood of strep throat may be up to 85%. Your doctor may decide if testing is necessary based on these or other clinical factors.
6 May 2009 -- As of 06:00 GMT, 6 May 2009, 22 countries have officially reported 1516 cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection.