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Thu April 30, 2009
County: Boy did not die from swine flu
By KRWG News
Las Cruces – The Dona Ana County Sheriff's Department has received confirmation from the University of New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator that swine flu did not cause the death of a 6-year-old Las Cruces boy Tuesday.
Despite some initial media reports, investigators say the boy never exhibited flu-like symptoms.
Due to federal privacy laws regarding patient medical information, and out of respect for the grieving family, no further information will be released.