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Saturday, March 31, 2012

India : Another suspected swine flu death

Via Times of India :

" BHOPAL : In another suspected case of swine-flu, a middle aged woman died on Friday a few hours after a sample was sent for testing for the disease.

The deceased, Sia Bai, 52, is a resident of Begumganj in Raisen district. After she complained of respiratory trouble on March 28, she was brought to LBS Hospital in the city. On Friday, her sample was sent to the Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (RMRCT), Jabalpur, for swine flu test. But she died in a few hours after her sample was sent

Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) Pankaj Shukla said, "A sample was sent from the LBS Hospital to the RMRCT for the swine flu test. The patient, suffering from pneumonia, was on ventilator. She succumbed on Friday."

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