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First Swine Flu Death Confirmed in Louisiana

6 years ago August 13, 2009 Aug 13, 2009 Thursday, August 13 2009 Thursday, August 13, 2009 1:00:36 PM CDT in News
By: Brian Waldrep

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed the first death in  Louisiana from complications from H1N1 flu (swine flu).

The individual was identified as a 21-year-old woman from the Greater New Orleans area.

There have been 346 confirmed cases of H1N1 in Louisiana since the virus emerged in the spring.

In all, 436 people across the county have died from the virus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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