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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

India, Karnataka : Belgaum woman tests positive for H1N1

From Times of India, excerpt :

 A 50-year-old woman from Yamgarni village of Belgaum district, who was admitted to a city hospital last week, has tested positive for swine flu. 

Civil surgeon at the Chhatrapati Pramila Raje Civil Hospital L S Patil said, "The woman was admitted in the hospital last week after she complained of high fever. 

Her throat swab sample was sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune on Thursday and it tested positive for swine flu. We have informed concerned officials in Belgaum district to take immediate steps in the village as some patients from the village had earlier been admitted with swine flu symptoms." 

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