• Kyodo


Deaths in Japan related to the swine flu epidemic reached 100 after the Kyoto Municipal Government said Sunday that a man with an underlying illness who was vaccinated three weeks ago died after being infected by the H1N1 virus.

The 74-year-old man, who was running a fever of more than 38 degrees, tested positive Friday for type A influenza and was given the antiviral drug Tamiflu.

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