SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The U.S. death toll from swine flu has hit
Among the latest victims is Marcos Antonio Sanchez, a
21-year-old Utah man. He checked into a hospital Saturday, vomiting
blood and burning with fever. By Tuesday, his lungs had shut down.
His mother had him removed from life support yesterday.
Doctors point out the man was overweight and had chronic medical
conditions. But he hadn't traveled recently, so state health
officials have begun investigating how he caught the virus.
Arizona also reported a death yesterday, a 13-year-old Tucson
boy who died last Friday of complications from the flu.
The World Health Organization says swine flu has sickened more
than 10,000 people in 41 countries and killed at least 80.