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Swine flu death reported in Bermuda
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6: At least one person infected with the swine flu has died in Bermuda since May 2009. A second local influenza death was not confirmed as an H1N1 case.
Testing for the H1N1 strain of influenza began in Bermuda in May 2009. Of the 73 people tested for the "swine flu" virus to date, there have been 25 recorded cases, according to the Department of Health. At least 11 people have been hospitalized with H1N1 flu symptoms.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Cann confirmed today in a press release that "cases of 2009 H1N1 influenza continue to be reported on the island". He stressed that influenza is usually a moderately severe illness in healthy children and adults. However, it can be very severe for people who are not healthy.
PopulationThe population of Bermuda was estimated at 66,536 in 2008.
Around fifty-five percent of the population is of black descent and thirty-four percent of the population is of white descent.