Texas School Sports Events Canceled For Swine Flu

05/30/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Texas officials postponed high school athletic competitions until May 11 as a precaution against swine flu as Gov. Rick Perry and state health officials urged Texans not to panic.

The announcement came after the Centers for Disease Control reported the first death inside the United States -- a Mexican child who'd been taken to Houston for care after falling ill in South Texas.

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