Two More Killed by Swine Flu

47 people who tested positive for H1N1 died in San Diego

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    County health officials confirmed Tuesday that a 65-year-old woman and a 57-year-old man both died. They both tested positive for swine flu.
       
    An official cause of death has not been confirmed in either case, but authorities did say that the man had no underlying medical conditions. Forty San Diego residents who have tested positive for swine flu have died in the county; seven people visiting the area have died in San Diego in similar circumstances.

    For the fourth straight week, the number of swine flu cases has dropped nationwide, according to officials from the Centers for Disease Control.

    Still, the worst may be yet to come. During the flu pandemic of 1957 --    an outbreak similar the one caused by H1N1 -- there was a surge of cases at the beginning of the school year, and then a drop in late fall, experts said. However, cases spiked again that January, February and March,leading experts to believe another wave of swine flu could be in our future.