HUFFINGTON POST
06/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

First Swine Flu Death Hits Jittery Big Apple

An assistant principal at a New York City public school died of complications from swine flu .on Sunday night, the first death in New York State . Hours before the death of the assistant principal, Mitchell Wiener, city officials announced that five more Queens schools had closed.

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