First U.S. swine flu death reported

(AP) - 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. No other details about the child are available at this time.

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