Arizona Death Raises Swine Flu Toll

PHOENIX (AP) - A fourth person in Arizona has died from
complications of swine flu - pushing the world's death toll to 102.

Arizona Department of Health Services spokeswoman Laura Oxley
confirmed on Wednesday the death of a girl from Pima County. The
county did not give her age but said the child was not yet in her
teens.

Illinois officials also announced a swine flu-related death
Wednesday of a woman from Cook County. They said the woman had
other medical problems that might have made her illness more
severe.

The deaths reported Wednesday pushed the total number of
fatalities linked to the virus to 16 in the U.S. and 102 worldwide.
The deaths of two New Yorkers were linked Tuesday to swine flu.

The virus has sickened more than 12,000 people.
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