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2 more deaths linked to swine flu in NYC

(AP) - Health authorities say two more New Yorkers havebeen killed by swine flu. The Health Department says both people who died were adults intheir early and mid 40s. City officials didn't release further

News 12 Staff

Jun 3, 2009, 3:38 PM

Updated 5,495 days ago

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(AP) - Health authorities say two more New Yorkers havebeen killed by swine flu. The Health Department says both people who died were adults intheir early and mid 40s. City officials didn't release further details on where theylived or when they contracted the disease, citing patient privacypolicies. At least seven people have been killed by the virus in the city. Six of the seven deaths have occurred in people with otherhealth problems, presumably including at least one of the newdeaths. One case is still being investigated. The city said the number of patients visiting emergency roomswith flu-like symptoms has been declining in the past few days, andmost people hospitalized by the virus had other health problems.


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