CDC: Swine flu claims 1st victim in US

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

April 30, 2009

The CDC says swine flu has killed a 23-month-old child in Texas. It's the first U.S. death in the current outbreak.

The flu death was confirmed Wednesday by Dr. Richard Besser, acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In an interview with CNN, he gave no other details about the child.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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