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Saturday, June 26, 2010

India : Banaskantha woman dies of swine flu

Via The Times of India :

" PALANPUR: The deadly H1N1 virus causing the swine flu was back to haunt the state on Friday when a 33-year-old woman died of the disease in Ahmedabad's civil hospital. Bhavna Ghevriya, 23, of Banaskantha district delivered a baby on June 15 and was diagnosed with the flu a week later on June 21.

A native of Vav taluka of Banaskantha district, after marriage, Bhavna lived in Mukhali village in Badmer taluka in Rajasthan.

Chief district health officer of Banaskantha PR Sahay confirmed the death, saying, "Bhavna was diagnosed HIN1 positive on June 21. As she was pregnant she had come to stay at her parents' house in Haripura area."

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