Western New York child dies of swine flu

Western New York child dies of swine flu

There are 2 comments on the Post-Standard story from Nov 4, 2009, titled Western New York child dies of swine flu. In it, Post-Standard reports that:

Health officials in Genesee County have linked a child's death to swine flu. Interim Health Director Randolph Garney would only identify the victim as a school-age child with confirmed H1N1 influenza.

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anti oink

Buffalo, NY

#1 Nov 5, 2009
People who are sick need to stay home. When your kid is sick, take the day off and be a responsible parent by keeping him/her home. This is how we will beat it. I personally know of 2 families who sent their sick kids to school and my kid caught their rot. But unlike them, I kept my kid home until she was 100%. Let's not just depend on the flu shot and take more actions in prevention by using good 'ol common sense.

Corfu, NY

#2 Nov 5, 2009
I totaly am with u on that! everywhere I went today I saw a sick kid coughing and sneezin all over the place.and people wonder why the flu is speading like wildfire.gotta love the buffalonian ignorance level.

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