4th swine flu death reported in Suffolk County

(AP) - Long Island's Suffolk County has recordeda fourth death linked to swine flu.

County health officials said Tuesday the victim, a Smithtown manbetween the ages of 45 and 55, had underlying medical problems.

Suffolk Health Commissioner Dr. Humayun Chaudhry says the man died Tuesday and had been hospitalized since mid-June.

Suffolk County has 117 confirmed cases of swine flu. Most ofthose confirmed to have the virus have recovered or are recovering.

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