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Fargo teen, H1N1 flu victim, fighting for his life at MeritCare

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FARGO - A 15-year-old Fargo boy who is infected with swine flu is in MeritCare Hospital and fighting for his life, the medical center announced today.

Keith Worthington, an eighth-grader at Ben Franklin Middle School, went to the emergency room Oct. 19 with flu-like symptoms, including coughing, a low-grade temperature and difficulty breathing.

His medical condition is critical and unstable, with an unknown prognosis.

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