Baltimore eighth-grader dies of swine flu
A middle school girl who was hospitalized with the swine flu last week died yesterday, according to a statement by Andres Alonso. The CEO said staff would be providing families and students in the school support in the coming days. The school system is working with the health department to inform families about what can be done to reduce the risk of getting the virus. The girl is the second child to die of swine flu in Maryland. The first child had an underlying medical condition. The health department has not released a statement yet.