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Monday, August 12, 2013

India, Mumbai : 61% of H1N1 victims in Maharashtra young and fit

Article via Times of India :

The H1N1 infection appears to have zeroed in on the young and the healthy this year. An analysis of the 105 statewide deaths has revealed around 61% of the victims did not have any co-morbid condition.

Also, 44 out of the 105 deceased, around 42%, were in their 20s and 30s. Three teenagers were also among those who succumbed while two infants, including a one-month-old, were among its youngest victims. Another 25 each were in the age groups of 41 to 50 and 51 to 70. Five senior citizens aged 71 to 80 also fell prey to the viral infection that caused a global pandemic in 2009."

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