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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

India : Probe for H1N1 after 34-year-old dies

Via IBN Live :

" THANJAVUR: The medical report and blood samples of a 34-year-old woman, who died on Sunday at the Government Medical College Hospital here was sent to the King’s Institute in Chennai for testing whether she was infected by H1N1 virus.

Although, previous tests in government approved laboratories had not shown any positive result for H1N1, the samples and the report was being sent to the King’s Institute to clear any doubts, said the deputy director of health, Singaravadivelan.

Nageshwari (34), wife of Thangamuthu and resident of M K Moopanar Road, near the Thanjavur Head Post Office, was admitted to a private hospital. After the patient showed signs of severe cold, breathing trouble, vomiting, and diarrhoea, she was referred to a private laboratory at Tiruchy for testing her blood and sputum. Later, Nageswari was shifted to the TMCH, he said."

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