Swine Flu Claims the Life of a 33 Year-Old Mother

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Even though the Pig Sars epidemic is beginning to dwindle down, the sad fact is the virus still claimed someone’s life. Here is the first confirmed death in the U.S. from Swine Flu. Check the b-side for more

This week should have been a joyous time for Judy Trunnell, a 33-year-old schoolteacher who had just given birth to a healthy baby girl.

But the friends and relatives whose cars lined the quiet street in front of her home in a quiet subdivision Tuesday instead were mourning her, the first American with swine flu to die.

“We’re grieving now,” said a woman with tear-streaked eyes who declined to give her name.

In Maryland, her cousin told WMAR-TV in Baltimore that Trunnell had died after spending two weeks in the hospital. She slipped into a coma, and her baby was delivered by Cesarean section, Mario Zamora said.

This just let’s you know how serious this flu virus really is.


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