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Mexican boy visiting Texas first U.S. swine flu death

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 | 7:31 p.m. CDT

HOUSTON — A Mexico City toddler on a family trip to visit relatives spent his last three weeks critically ill in Texas hospitals before becoming the first U.S. death from the swine flu. The virus is suspected of killing more than 150 people and sickening more than 2,400 in Mexico.

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