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First Swine Flu death in Texas (video)

From the FT:

The US reported the first death outside Mexico from the swine flu virus on Wednesday as governments around the world stepped up preparations for a possible pandemic.

As Germany became the eighth country to report cases of the infection, a US government official confirmed to Reuters that a 23-month-old child had died in Texas from the new H1N1 virus.

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