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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

India : This year''s first death due to swine flu in Jodhpur

An article from One India News, excerpt :

" Jodhpur, Feb 14 : The city saw its first swine flucasualty for the year when a person, who was admitted in ahospital ten days ago died here this afternoon.

The patient, who was on a ventilator since he testedpositive, breathed his last today, hospital sources said.

According to Arvind Mathur, Head of the DepartmentMedicine said R K Soni, a resident of Ratanada locality, wasadmitted to the hospital on February 4, under criticalconditions, with symptoms of Pneumonia.

His swab was sent for the test to the microbiologydivision of the S N Medical College and the report declaredhim positive for swine flu.

After that, he was shifted to the isolation ward and wasput on ventilator."

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