Latest swine flu death takes toll in Clark County to 12


An 11th Clark County resident has suffered a swine flu-related death, the Southern Nevada Health District announced Tuesday.

The woman, a 45-year-old with no underlying medical conditions, died last week.

Her name has not been released.

One patient remains hospitalized with severe illness.

A 12th person, a 70-year-old New York woman who was ill before she arrived in Nevada, died in Clark County in June.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a vaccine for the H1N1 influenza from four manufacturers.

 

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