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Report: Flu Might Fill up Hospitals in 15 States

Report: If third of population catches swine flu, hospitals in 15 states could run out of room

October 1, 2009
Associated Press

If a third of people wind up catching swine flu, 15 states could run out of hospital beds around the time the outbreak peaks, a new report warns Thursday.

The nonprofit Trust for America's Health estimates the number of people hospitalized could range from a high of 168,000 in California to just under 2,500 in Wyoming.

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