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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Qatar : Woman dies of H1N1 virus

Via Gulf Times :

" A 26-year-old Qatari woman has died from H1N1 flu virus, the Supreme Council of Health announced yesterday.

Her death brings the total number of H1N1 victims in Qatar to 11 since the first case in August last year.

The last death from the virus was on January 10.

The latest victim, who was 29 months pregnant, was admitted to Hamad Hospital on October 10, suffering from acute pneumonia and high fever. She was treated as a suspected H1N1 case.

Public Health director Dr Mohamed al-Thani said the twins she was bearing had been rescued and were under close observation now."

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