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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

India : 1 positive case of swine flu

Article from Times of India :

" PUNE: After a gap of 40 days, a person tested positive for swine flu on April 5. "The man, an IT professional from Koregaon Park and working at the Hinjewadi IT park, recovered after appropriate medication," said R R Pardeshi, head of the PMC's health department.

The patient suffered flu-like symptoms and was admitted to Jehangir hospital on April 4. The throat swab sample, which was sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV), tested positive for the H1N1 influenza the next day. "As the virus has entrenched itself like a seasonal flu virus, one or two cases are likely to be found every month."

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