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Saturday, June 26, 2010

India : Two children test positive for swine flu

Via The Hindu :

" NAGERCOIL: Two children, who were admitted to the swine flu ward of Kanyakumari Government Medical College Hospital, tested positive on Friday.

According to the Department of Health officials, Murugan (43) of Kurunthencode, a three-month-old girl child of Vetturnimadam, 27-day-old male child of Parakkai and five-year-old girl of Arumanai were admitted to the swine flu ward. Their blood samples and sputum were sent to the King's Institute in Guindy. The laboratory test confirmed the presence of A (H1N1) virus in the blood and sputum samples of the three-month-old and five-year-old children.

Anantha Krishnan (16) of Arumanai and Pradeep Kumar (18) of Edaicode are also undergoing treatment in the swine flu ward of the medical college hospital."

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