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Swine flu: two more deaths in Spain

gripe A (Agencies) The worldwide pandemic, called Swine Flu in English and Gripe A in Spanish, has taken two more victims in Spain, making four in total. The Health Ministry confirmed this morning that a 71 year old man died in Madrid, and a Nigerian woman, aged 33, in Majorca. The man had pulmonary problems before he acquired the virus and the woman, on holiday in Majorca, had recently returned from a visit to Nigeria. At present, there are 1,222 confirmed cases of the A/H1N1 virus in Spain, with a total of nine regional communities registering serious cases, all of which are recovering well. Spain is behind Britain in Gripe A deaths, at the top of the European list.

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