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Another H1N1 Flu Death In Maryland

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Maryland is reporting its 7th death from the H1N1 flu virus. John Colmers, the state secretary for health and mental hygiene, made the announcement.

The news comes as the state prepares for the fall flu season, and a possible pandemic of the so-called swine flu. Governor Martin O'Malley says all 46 acute-care hospitals in the state will share a database that will track every person who shows symptoms of H1N1.

Matt Bush reports...

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