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First Swine Flu Death Reported in Wisconsin


Milwaukee (WQOW) - Wisconsin is reporting its first death from swine flu.

Milwaukee's City Health Commissioner says the person who died had underlying health problems, but wouldn't elaborate.  According to the Centers of Disease Control, the nation now has 18 confirmed deaths associated with the swine flu.

In the Chippewa Valley, Chippewa County has confirmed four cases of the virus, and two that are probable.  The county's health department says one adult and three students have the virus, all who are recovering.

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