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An assistant principal of a New York middle school who was hospitalized with the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, died Sunday from flu complications, hospital and state officials said.

It's the sixth death in the United States that health authorities have linked to the virus.

"It is with great sadness tonight that we learn that New York has lost one of its residents to an illness related to H1N1," New York Gov. David Paterson said. Read full article »

CNN Radio's Patty Lane contributed to this report.

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