4 More Swine Flu Deaths In San Diego

New victims are all women, all with underlying medical conditions

Four more people have died of the swine flu in San Diego County.  

All of the new victims reported Wednesday were women with underlying medical conditions.  One was 50 years old, another was 53 years old, and the third victim was 30 years old.  The fourth victim was a 41-year old woman, who  was visiting San Diego but did not live here.   

San Diego County now has 735 confirmed cases of swine flu including 12 deaths. 

If you're feeling sick, with flu-like symptoms, you are encouraged to stay home from work or school and contact your doctor.

For information regarding the swine flu virus, visit the County website or call 211 San Diego.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hopes to have a swine flu vaccine by October. Kids over the age of 6 months, pregnant women and health care providers are expected to be given priority when the 120 million doses of the vaccine become available.

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