First swine flu death in Texas

May 5, 2009 1:02:54 PM PDT
State health officials have confirmed the first death of a Texas resident with swine flu. [SWINE FLU: Symptoms, questions and answers and more]
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Few details have been released but officials say the woman lived in Cameron County, along the U.S.-Mexico border, and had other, chronic health conditions.

The Texas Department of State Health Services says the woman died earlier this week.

Last week, a toddler boy from Mexico City died at a Houston hospital -- making him the first swine flu death in the U.S.

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