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Sunday, September 5, 2010

India : Swine flu claims two more lives

Via Times of India :

" NEW DELHI: Two persons suffering from swine flu succumbed to the disease on Saturday. According to Debashish Bhattacharya, the nodal officer for swine flu, one death was reported from Safdarjung hospital while the other was from a major private hospital. Around 46 new cases of the viral influenza were reported on Saturday, making the total number of cases in this season, 1133.

"Two patients diagnosed positive for swine flu died on Saturday. There were 46 new cases which included eight children,'' said Bhattacharya. Sources said two patients admitted to the RML hospital are in a serious condition. A total of 33 people have died in Delhi this season due to swine flu. Of this 20 patients were from the city and 13 were from other states."

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