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(AP) - The swine flu virus has claimed a fourth life in New Jersey. State health officials say a 36-year-old Union County man died June 3 in Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, two days after

News 12 Staff

Jun 20, 2009, 12:03 AM

Updated 5,512 days ago

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(AP) - The swine flu virus has claimed a fourth life in New Jersey.
State health officials say a 36-year-old Union County man died June 3 in Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, two days after he was hospitalized there with a cough and fever. They said the man - whose name was not disclosed - had underlying medical conditions, but did not provide further details.
The state lab confirmed Friday that he had the H1N1 virus.
The three previous swine flu victims - whose deaths were all announced this week - were a 15-year-old Somerset County boy, a 10-year-old Sussex County boy and a 49-year-old northern New Jersey man.
New Jersey currently has 465 confirmed cases of swine flu in 19 counties and 248 probable cases.


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