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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

India : Death toll on the rise

Via Times of India, excerpt :

" PUNE: The H1N1 influenza claimed three more lives, taking the death toll in the city to 365 since August 2009. Of the three dead, one is from Nashik. According to district information officer, Navnath Baban Bankhele (36), a resident of village Manchar in Pune district, died due to the virus at Sahyadri Munot Hospital, Swargate at 9.50 pm on August 22.

He had tested positive for the virus on August 8. Vijay Namdeo Damdhere (38), a resident of Warje Malwadi, died due to swine flu at 6.30 am at KEM hospital on August 23. He had tested positive on August 10. Asha Keshav Musale (28), a resident of Nashik, fell victim to the virus at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital at 2.20 pm on August 23. She had tested positive on August 6."

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