9th death related to swine flu in NYC

June 8, 2009 9:58:08 PM PDT
A ninth person in New York City has died from the swine flu. The city health department says the victim was over age 50 and had an underlying health condition that made the flu more dangerous.

  • Swine Flu Resource Guide
  • The identity of the victim was not released.

    So far, there have been 694 confirmed swine flu cases reported citywide.

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    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

    For facts about influenza, and more information about swine flu, please visit the Health Department and CDC websites. Some specific resources:

    From New York City Health Department

    Facts about flu
    http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/cd/cdinflu.shtml

    From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    General information about swine flu
    http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/general_info.htm

    Swine Flu Case Definitions
    http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/casedef_swineflu.htm

    Swine Flu Infection Control and Patient Care
    http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/guidelines_infection_control.htm

    Preventing the Flu
    http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/habits.htm


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