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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

India : Swine flu: 3 cases in city, 1 dead in Thanjavur

Via Express Buzz :

" CHENNAI: After a gap of about 10 months, three suspected cases of swine flu (AH1N1) have been reported in the city. A senior public health official from Chennai Corporation confirmed the three suspected cases and alerted schools and colleges in its limit to screen students who had visited Kerala recently.

Reports said one man died in Thanjavur on June 26 and three suspected cases were reported in Chennai. The first case was reported from Chennai Port Trust Hospital where a 24 year old, who returned from Trivandrum recently, was admitted with high fever more than 10 days ago.

The second suspected swine flu case was a middle aged woman and the third, a youth from
suburban Avadi. The 24 year old was admitted to GH from Port Trust Hospital. Speaking to Express, a Port Trust Hospital official said that the youth was hurriedly shifted to Government General Hospital on June 25 without citing any reason."

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