Swine flu? Hog wash!! Try again!!
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas health officials have issued new guidelines for treating flu patients after the spreading illness has left at least five people dead.
The Montgomery County Public Health District in Conroe, located about 40 miles north of Houston, reported on its website that there are two confirmed swine flu cases in the county that it is currently treating. Officials are still investigating what sickened six others, including four individuals who died.
The family says the girl bled profusely after a routine tonsillectomy. She then went into cardiac arrest before being declared brain dead Dec. 12.