First swine flu death in Canada

May 8, 2009 10:56:03 AM PDT
A Canadian health official says a woman with swine flu has died. Alberta's chief medical officer says the woman from northern Alberta was in her 30s and did not travel recently. He says she also had other medical conditions.

Dr. Andre Corriveau made the announcement at a news conference Friday.

It would be the first death from swine flu in Canada. Mexico has confirmed 45 deaths and there have been two deaths in the United States.


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