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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Malaysia : Three more succumb to H1N1

Via New Straits Times:

" Three more deaths from Influenza A (H1N1) were reported yesterday.

The latest victims include a 55-year-old man who was admitted to a private hospital here on April 18 for breathing difficulty and died on April 21.

His death was classified as severe bronchopneumonia, secondary to H1N1.

The other two deaths were caused by complications arising from the disease.

One of them was a 53-year-old man who was a diabetic having gangrene on his right leg.

He was admitted to University Malaya Medical Centre on April 9 for virus infection and a serious gangrene problem. He died on April 16.

His death was due to septicaemic shock, secondary to diabetic foot gangrene.

The other was a 59-year-old man with cardiovascular disease and diabetes, who was admitted to Kuala Lumpur Hospital on April 18 for breathing difficulty. He died on April 19 due to acute coronary syndrome."

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