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  Elul 22, 5769 , 11/09/09

Swine Flu Suspected in Haifa Death

The H1N1 swine-flu virus is suspected in the death of a 49-year-old man at Carmel Hospital in Haifa, according to a Friday report by Army Radio.

The Health Ministry reports that the man serious other diseases, and while a connection to the swine flu could not be definitey confirmed, it could not be ruled out either.

The deaths of 22 people have been linked to the virus, out of more than 3,000 people diagnosed with the disease in Israel.

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