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H1N1 linked to 6 deaths this month, 1 in healthy adult

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"It's just unbelievable," said Debbie Walczynski of her son's improbable death last week after a bout with the H1N1 flu.

Matthew James Walczynski, 32, of Duluth came home from work Nov. 6 running a fever of 103.8 degrees, and went straight to bed, according to his mother. Ten days later he was dead.


He's one of six people who have died in recent weeks in Duluth because of flu-related ailments, even as the number of reported flu patients nationwide has dropped.

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