Germany records first swine flu death

Researchers said post-mortem tests on a 36-year-old woman who died on Sept. 25 confirmed the virus as the cause.

Germany records first swine flu death

Germany has recorded its first known death from the H1N1 swine flu virus, a hospital in the western city of Essen said on Thursday.

Researchers said post-mortem tests on a 36-year-old woman who died on Sept. 25 confirmed the virus as the cause.

A hospital spokesman and the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases said the death was the country's first from H1N1.


Reuters

Last Mod: 08 Ekim 2009, 13:08
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