Girl, 12, dies from swine flu

June 8, 2009 5:38:32 PM PDT
We are learning more about the latest swine flu death in our area. A 12-year-old girl from Fort Bend County died May 26 at Texas Children's Hospital. Officials say in addition to the flu, the girl had severe underlying health problems.

The victim attended school in Fort Bend County, but since school is already out, no special measures will be taken.

Fort Bend County now has 36 confirmed cases of swine flu. Five people with the disease have died in Texas, including a boy from Mexico City who died in a Houston hospital. There are 1,800 cases being reported in Texas.

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