Wed, 29 Apr 2009 11:03p.m.

US health officials say swine flu has killed a 23-month-old child in Texas, the first US death in the current outbreak and the first reported outside Mexico.

The flu death was confirmed Wednesday by Dr Richard Besser, acting director of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. In an interview with CNN, he gave no other details about the child.

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