3 more swine flu deaths reported in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Local health officials have reported three more swine flu-related deaths in Clark County.

The Southern Nevada Health District says the new cases bring to 29 the number of such deaths in Nevada's most populous county, which is centered around Las Vegas.

The patients, who died last week, included a 49-year-old woman and a 59-year-old woman, both with underlying medical conditions.

A 25-year-old woman with no underlying medical conditions also died.

To date, the health district has received 117,200 doses of the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine and has administered more than 69,700 doses.


Information from: Las Vegas Review-Journal


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