Queens Asst. Principal With Swine Flu Dies
Mitchell Wiener Becomes First NYC Death Linked To H1N1 Virus
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* Assistant Principal's Family Blasts City (5/16/2009)
Mitchell Wiener, the Queens assistant principal infected with swine flu, has died, becoming the first New York City death linked to the swine flu virus, CBS 2 has learned.
Joseph Gates, the principal of IS 238, has confirmed to CBS 2 that Wiener succombed to the illness Sunday evening. Wiener had been hospitalized and on a ventilator.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he mourns the loss.
Bloomberg says Wiener was a well-liked and devoted educator. He calls
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