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Friday, December 27, 2013

USA. Texas : Houston teenager killed by H1N1; death toll rises to 13

Article via KHOU, excerpt :

A teenager from the Houston area died from H1N1, according to the City of Houston Health Department.

As of Thursday, there were 13 confirmed deaths from the H1N1 Flu in the greater Houston area. Katy Barton with the City of Houston Health Department confirmed the death on Thursday.
“It was my understanding it was H1N1,” Barton said.

The child was a Houston teenager, but because of privacy rules she could not reveal how old the child was or when they died.

According to the CDC, there have been four pediatric deaths nationwide from the flu. Texas, Alabama, Louisiana and New York remain hotbeds for flu activity."

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