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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Pune, India : H1N1 menace continues; three dead, toll up to 368

The death toll rises in Pune, India due to H1N1. Looks like H1N1 is not over yet in India. A report from Times of India :

" PUNE: The H1N1 influenza claimed three more lives, taking the death toll in the city to 368 since August 2009. Of the three dead, one is from Ahmednagar district. According to state health officials, Shailesh Vasant Kandhare (32), a resident Kasarwadi, died due to swine flu at 3 am at YCM Hospital on August 22. His throat swab report came on Tuesday, declaring him positive for the H1N1 virus.

Lalitha Mogalappa Dhangar (14), a resident of Lohianagar, fell victim to the virus at 12.15 am at Bharati Hospital on August 24. She tested positive on August 21. Manisha Chandev Thorat (30), a resident of Karjat in Ahmednagar district, died due to swine flu at 6.15 am at Sassoon Hospital on August 24. She had tested positive for the virus on August 23."

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