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YOKOHAMA (Kyodo) A 12-year-old boy with bronchial asthma died Thursday after being infected with H1N1 swine flu, becoming the youngest domestic victim of the pandemic, an official of Yokohama City Hall said.

Before the boy’s death, the 15th caused by swine flu in Japan, a 24-year-old woman in Okinawa Prefecture who died Tuesday was the youngest reported case.

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