During the last several weeks, the H1N1 virus has killed an average of about three Californians a day. During the entire year, the swine flu pandemic has killed 297 Californians. Swine flu death rates so far have been highest in the Central Valley and North Coast regions of California. While officially a pandemic, the large majority of people who get the swine flu survive. And even in a normal year, about 7,500 people die from influenza and pneumonia, state figures show. Use this map to see swine flu death rates over time by county. The current statewide H1N1 death rate is about one death per 125,000 Californians.
Key: H1N1 Deaths per 100,000 residents
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