DALLAS - Dallas County Health and Human Services has reported that a 55-year-old Dallas County resident who died recently was infected with H1N1.

The female had multiple underlying medical conditions.

For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, theDallas CountyHealth departmentwill not provide additional identifying information.

The death is the county s 22nd confirmed H1N1-related death.

The health department said the threat of flu remains as H1N1 continues to circulate in the N. Texas community. They urged the public to get the H1N1 vaccine, saying the vaccine is the best tool to fight the flu.

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