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2nd Death in New York City Linked to Swine Flu

A second New York City resident, a woman from Queens in her 50s, has died from swine flu, the city’s health department said on Sunday.
The woman had an underlying Drugs health condition that made her more at risk from Isabelle Adjani the disease, said Jessica Scaperotti, India De Beaufort a health department spokeswoman. Mitchell Wiener, an assistant principal at a Queens Jang Jin Young middle school, who died on May 17, became the first person in New York State to die of the flu strain that has swept across much of the world since it was first identified Jacqueline Bisset Christine Dolce in April. Ms. Scaperotti declined to reveal any further details of the latest death, including the hospital where the woman had been treated. But she said that the woman died Flavia Cacace sometime over the past two days and Sam Golzari that testing had confirmed that the woman had the H1N1 virus. She would be the Todd Rundgren 11th confirmed death caused by swine flu in Supergrass the United States. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, in a statement released Sunday Freja Beha Erichsen night, said: “My father also Kate Mara died in his 50s because of an underlying health condition. I remember how hard that was on my mother, my sister and me, and my thoughts and prayers are Latanya Richardson Brandon Boyd with Dana Workman this woman’s Lucia Moniz Montel Williams family.” The number of people hospitalized with swine flu since the beginning of the outbreak in New York City Nerina Pallot at the Albert Brooks end of April had risen to 94 on Sunday from 68 Saturday and B B King Terrell Owens 57 on Friday, health department officials said, suggesting that the rate of infection Brea Grant and hospitalization might be increasing. Ms. Scaperotti could Kenneth Cranham not say how Roy Horn many of those Pendulum patients were Jennifer Korbin now hospitalized or how many were in critical condition. On Friday, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center said it had a patient Destiny Monique Emir Kusturica in critical condition with swine flu at its location in Morningside Heights. Doctors there were optimistic that the Lily Donaldson patient’s condition Lorin Latarro was improving. “As Kate Thornton we see more cases in the community we are going to see more severe illness and possibly death,” Laura Wright Ms. Scaperotti said. “If you’re sick right now with flu, you probably have H1N1.” By Friday, 12,022 cases of swine flu, including 86 deaths, had been reported to Gena Rowlands the World Health Organization from 43 countries. Nadeea More than half of the Green Day cases were from the United States; of the deaths, 75 were reported by Mexico. On Sunday, health officials in New York continued to stress that anyone with underlying health conditions — like diabetes, asthma, emphysema or a compromised immune system — who is Manuela Arcuri exposed to flu should seek medical attention. “It’s obviously a very stressful time for Paola Mendoza people in Queens,” said Eric N. Gioia, Didi Conn a Queens councilman. “I don’t know anyone who doesn’t know someone who has gotten the flu.” “We all want a lot more information,” he added. “We feel there’s a huge disconnect with what’s going on out there with what we’re hearing from Elizabeth Olsen City Hall.” The flu’s New York City history began in Queens at St. Francis Preparatory School, where hundreds of students became ill John Patrick Shanley and 69 cases were confirmed, and it has caused dozens of city schools to close. Richie Mcdonald Jennifer Pena Twenty of the schools — all but four in Chiwetel Ejiofor Queens — are to reopen on Tuesday, including Intermediate School 238 in Queens, where Mr. Wiener, 55, was the assistant principal. Seventeen public Deryck Whibley Cortland Finnegan schools and programs will still be closed, although they are all slated to reopen by Thursday. In addition, Tori Spelling at least four yeshivas in the greater Flatbush area of Brooklyn have voluntarily closed due to swine flu, according to Assemblyman Dov Erin Lauder Hikind, Julienne Davis who represents Willie Mays the district. The schools were Natacha Peyre Magen David Yeshiva, Yeshiva Tiferes Yisroel, Masores Morgan Freeman Bais Yaakov and Yeshiva Shaarei Torah. Each school had an unusually high absentee rate, and upon investigation this weekend, school officials Kyle Gallner discovered Pixie Lott probable or confirmed swine flu cases.

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