City of Houston confirms teen's H1N1 death

FILE: Microbiologist Gilbert Ortiz handles samples while testing for swine flu at the Houston Department of Health and Human Services Wednesday, April 29, 2009 in Houston. (AP photo)
December 26, 2013 2:53:55 PM PST
The city of Houston confirms another death from the H1N1 virus.

The Department of Health and Human Services says a teenager has died. That brings the total of H1N1 deaths in Houston to four now. The other deaths already reported were all men -- ages 45, 50 and 53.

The city health department also says it's seeing an improvement in the numbers of people coming down with flu-like symptoms over the last two weeks.

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