Thursday, May 28, 2009

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — A 42-year-old Illinois man has died from complications of swine flu.

Officials with the Kane County Health Department say the man died Thursday.

Health officials say the victim had other medical problems. They say no further information will be released because of privacy concerns.

The man is the third person to die in the state from the swine flu.

The virus has sickened more than 13,000 people in 48 countries and been linked to more than a 100 deaths worldwide, with the majority of the fatalities in Mexico.

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