Swine flu complications kill Tucson teenby Ryn Gargulinski on May. 20, 2009, under Body, Local, Special
The death of a 13-year-old Tucson middle school student brings Arizona’s swine flu death toll to three, according to the Pima County Health Department.
Nationwide, it’s up to seven.
The most recent Arizona deaths were the Tucson teen who died Friday and a 57-year-old Pinal County woman who died earlier this week, according to the Health Department and the Associated Press.
Arizona’s confirmed cases have risen to 476, which adds to the more than 1,650 confirmed cases in the four states that border Mexico, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
Texas leads the border states with 556; California clocks in second with 553; and New Mexico has 68.
A total of 5,100 cases are confirmed nationwide.
The state with the most?
Illinois with 696, followed by Wisconsin at 616, according to a report in BizJournals.com.
How are your protecting against swine flu?
Does anyone you know have swine flu?