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Monday, September 2, 2013

India, Pune : Satara woman dies of swine flu, toll reaches 39

Article via Times of India :

 A 38-year-old woman from Satara has succumbed to swine flu in a hospital here, taking the city's H1N1 death toll to 39 so far this year. The contagion claimed nine victims in August.

Alka Kharat, a resident of Mangalwar Peth in Satara, had developed influenza-like symptoms on August 26. She had fever with cough and had breathlessness from August 28. Kharat consulted a neighbourhood doctor on August 27, who administered her symptomatic treatment. However, her condition did not improve and she was admitted to a hospital in Satara on August 29, where she was put on ventilator support. Kharat was shifted to Ruby Hall Clinic on August 30."

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