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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

New Delhi : H1N1 flu - 3 fresh cases, AIIMS doc in ICU

From Times of India, excerpt :

" NEW DELHI: An AIIMS doctor suspected to be suffering from H1N1 infection has been admitted to the intensive care unit at the hospital. Sources said that even though the swine flu was yet to be confirmed, Dr Aarul showed symptoms of the infection and was in a serious condition. Aarul, a resident doctor in medicine department, was admitted to the ICU on Monday night with symptoms like severe diarrhoea, fever and breathing problems.

"Dr Aarul is currently being given symptomatic treatment,'' said a AIIMS doctor. Sources said the doctor had returned from a trip outside Delhi recently. Health officials said most of the swine flu cases reported in the city in the past one month have travel history.

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