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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

India : Yerawada woman tests positive for H1N1

Article via Times of India :

" PUNE: A 30-year-old woman from Yerawada tested positive for H1N1 influenza on Monday. With this, the number of H1N1-infected patients within the city limits has gone up to nine since April.

"The woman had developed the symptoms since July 15. She was initially isolated at the Naidu hospital. Her family members were also given preventive medicine to ward off the infection," said an official of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC).

"The swine flu situation is under control in the city. We are monitoring it closely and there is no need to panic. Some sporadic cases are likely during the monsoon," said R R Pardeshi, health chief, PMC."

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