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How many deaths were caused by swine flu in the U.S.?

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It's estimated that the swine flu -- a new type of flu that spread worldwide during 2009-2010, causing the first flu pandemic -- caused more than 12,000 flu-related deaths in the U.S.

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control.

Reviewed by Carmelita Swiner on August 28, 2020

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control.

Reviewed by Carmelita Swiner on August 28, 2020

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