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Originally posted by captaintrippy
She told reporters in Geneva on Tuesday that "Once I get indisputable evidence, I will make the announcement."
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BOGOTA, June 9 (Reuters) - Colombia has reported its first confirmed death from the H1N1 flu virus which has killed more than 125 people across the world, authorities said on Tuesday. (Reporting by Patrick Markey in Bogota)
OAKLAND, Calif.— Health officials have confirmed California's fifth swine flu death.
Alameda County health officials said Tuesday that a middle-aged man with H1N1 virus in that county has died. Officials, citing agency policy, did not release any information about the man or when he became ill. They said in a statement that he had been hospitalized with chronic health conditions.
An Orange County man's death from swine flu was reported by health officials Monday. A San Bernardino County man, a Los Angeles County woman and a 9-year-old child from Contra Costa County all died of the virus in May.
California had recorded 796 confirmed cases of the swine flu as of June 4, the latest figures available from the state Department of Health.
Originally posted by Zykloner
First infeceted inside norway confirmed.
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City officials have reported three more deaths from swine flu.
The city health department announced the deaths on Wednesday, bringing the city's total to 12.
The city said that one victim was 30 to 39 years old, another was 50 to 59 and another was over 65. Officials wouldn't identify the victims further or say when they died.
Thousands of New Yorkers are believed to have had swine flu. City health officials say most suffered only mild symptoms. Over 800 cases in the city have been confirmed.
Swine flu claimed the life of a 26-year-old woman on Sunday, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced yesterday. It is the city's first swine-flu fatality.
"When these cases are suspected and confirmed, the Division of Disease Control [does] a follow up with family and close contacts," said Department of Public Health spokesman Jeff Moran, who added that no information regarding the victim's address, neighborhood or work location has been released.
There have been 70 confirmed cases of swine flu in Philadelphia, Moran said.
A 26-year-old Philadelphia woman has died of complications from the so-called swine flu, city and state health officials said yesterday, the second such death in Pennsylvania.
Swine flu is suspected of contributing to the death of a 26-year-old Chicago woman, authorities said today.
Edriana Ramirez, 26, of Chicago's West Elsdon community, died at 3:30 a.m. today at Stroger Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
EL PASO --Health officials on Tuesday confirmed that three people have died in El Paso from complications of the swine flu since the outbreak began in Mexico in March.
The victims are a 42-year-old man, who died at a city hospital May 19; Jessica Avalos, 24, who died at Del Sol Medical Center on May 24, just three days after giving birth to her fourth child; and a 43-year-old man, who died of complications of the H1N1 influenza on June 4.
The man sought medical care, but was not hospitalized. He had underlying chronic medical conditions, including asthma, according to an Oklahoma State Department of Health news release.
"We are very sad to learn of this death and our sympathies go out to this man's family," interim Commissioner of Health Rocky McElvany said in the written statement.
Originally posted by blind.face
It worries me a little, as I am a US citizen living in Mexico.. I don't wanna be trapped here.