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Thursday, August 22, 2013

India, Pune : Woman dies of swine flu week after giving birth

Article via The Indian Express :

A 27-year-old woman, who had delivered a baby girl on August 13 at Dhanwantari Hospital in Satara, died of swine flu at Ruby Hall Clinic on Tuesday.

The condition of the victim, Dhanashree Jadhav, who had been suffering from mild fever and cough since August 6 worsened as she complained of breathlessness. 

Initially, she was admitted to Sanjeevani Hospital at Satara and later was shifted to Ruby Hall Clinic after her condition deteriorated. She was diagnosed with myco plasma pneumonia due to the swine flu infection. 

Her throat swab tested positive for the virus on August 17 and she succumbed to the disease on Tuesday. 

While she hails from Satara, she has been registered as the 36th swine flu victim under the jurisdiction of Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) as she died at a city hospital. So far, as many as 243 people in the city have been tested positive with the virus since January this year."

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