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Thursday, July 29, 2010

India : Woman, 62, dies of swine flu

Via The Asian Age :

" Another person fell victim to the H1N1 influenza in the city putting the death toll to two so far. The deceased Usha Sangvi, 62, died at a private hospital in the afternoon.The resident of Watgunge was detected with the swine flu virus on July 26. “She was put on the ventilator at B.M. Birla Heart Research Centre since her admission.

At around 5.30 pm on Wednesday, the patient died due to swine flu virus and several other diseases,” state nodal officer for H1N1 influenza, Asit Kumar Biswas said. Sangvi was admitted to the hospital on July 16 in critical condition from another nursing home in Thakurpukur. “She was suffering from septicaemia and respiratory disorder,” a hospital official said.Nine fresh cases of swine flu were confirmed on Wednesday."

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