'Mexico's likely swine flu death toll at 149'

The probable death toll from an outbreak of swine flu in Mexico rose to 149 on Monday with officials having confirmed 20 people had died from the disease, Health Minister Jose Angel Cordova said.
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Updated on Apr 27, 2009 10:31 PM IST
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AFP | By, Mexico City

The probable death toll from an outbreak of swine flu in Mexico rose to 149 on Monday with officials having confirmed 20 people had died from the disease, Health Minister Jose Angel Cordova said.

"There are 149 who have died that we're investigating to allow us to confirm" that they meet the strict criteria that defines swine flu, Cordova said.

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