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Thursday, July 25, 2013

India, Pune : Swine flu claims one more life

Via Times of India :

A 59-year-old woman from Dhayari Gaarmal died of swine flu at a city hospital late on Tuesday evening. This takes the city's H1N1 death toll to 25 so far this year.

Nine people with the infection are currently being treated at different hospitals in the city. Six of them are in critical condition and have been put on ventilator support.

The victim identified as Rukhminia Suadm Chakankar had developed symptoms like fever with chills, dry cough and cold from July 11 and breathlessness from July 14. During this period, she did not seek any medical treatment. Her condition worsened when she developed breathlessness, following which she was admitted to a private hospital on Sinhagad Road on July 15. The hospital in turn referred her to Poona Hospital. Her condition deteriorated further and she was put on ventilator support on July 18."

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