Second death in Canaries from AH1N1 flu

A second person has died in the Canaries from AH1N1 flu, the pandemic that was originally known as Swine Flu. The deceased is a 30-year-old man who was admitted on 29 July to the Hospital Insular in Gran Canaria. The other death in the Canaries from the flu was also in Gran Canaria, a 41-year-old man who died on 9 July in the Doctor Negrín Hospital. This latest death brings to 10 the total of AH1N1 flu deaths in Spain, and in all cases except this last, the patients had underlying chronic illnesses. The latest victim is said, nonetheless, to have had “risk factors” which have not been revealed at the request of his family.  La Opinion, Canarias7

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