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Colombia confirms 1st death

Jun 10 -- A 24-YEAR-OLD woman has become the first person in Colombia to die of swine flu, the A(H1N1) virus which first emerged in Mexico in April and has killed more than 140 people worldwide.

Colombia confirms 1st death

'We have our first case of a patient who has died, according to doctors, linked to the presence of the virus,' Health Minister Diego Palacio told a press conference Tuesday, adding that 35 cases of swine flu had been registered in the country.
 
Two members of the woman's family - her husband and an eight-year-old son - have also come down with swine flu, while another son age four was being tested for the virus.
 
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