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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

India, Pune : Another H1N1 death, 5 critical, 12 new cases

Via DNA India :

A 67-year-old man hailing from Bopakaon taluka in Purandar district who was admitted to Bharati Hospital at Katraj became the fourth person to succumb to swine flu infection in the last three days at various hospitals in the city.

The man died on August 11 at 5pm. The patient was reportedly delaying treatment. When finally he went to the doctor, his swab tests confirmed on August 1 that he was infected by swine flu.
He was immediately administered Tamiflu, but his condition went on worsening and he had to be shifted on a ventilator. The cause of his death, PMC officials said, was septic shock with acute kidney injury with bilateral pneumonia.

Meanwhile, five other patients continue to be on ventilator support while 12 more positive patients have been admitted to various city hospitals."

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