First A/H1N1 flu death of U.S. resident confirmed in Texas 2009-05-06 04:17:37   Print

    WASHINGTON, May 5 (Xinhua) -- The Texas Department of State Health Services said Tuesday that a woman, who died earlier this week, has been the first death of a United States resident with A/H1N1 flu.

    According to the department, the victim lived in Cameron County, along the U.S.-Mexico border.

    The Texas Department of State Health services "is reporting the first death of a Texas resident with H1N1 flu. A woman from Cameron County who had chronic underlying health conditions died earlier this week," it said in a statement.

    On April 29, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said a 23-month old toddler in Texas has become the first fatality from A/H1N1 flu in the United States. The child is a Mexican who traveled to Texas for medical treatment. He is also the first person to die of A/H1N1 flu outside of Mexico.

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