Health official: Canadian woman dies from swine flu

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May 8, 2009 21:17

 
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A Canadian health official announced on Friday that a woman with swine flu died, the first death from the virus in the country. The woman, from northern Alberta, was in her 30s and did not travel recently, Alberta's chief medical officer Dr. Andre Corriveau said at a news conference. So far, Mexico has confirmed 45 deaths from swine flu and there two deaths have been reported in the United States.

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