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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

India, Maharashtra : Swine flu claims 23rd victim in Nagpur

Via Times of India, excerpt :

Chandrapur resident Bhagwaan Dubey became the 23rd swine flu victim of in the city this year. He passed away on Tuesday afternoon while undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).

Dubey, 46, had earlier been admitted to a private hospital in the city where he was put on ventilator. After he was diagnosed of swine flu, he was shifted to GMCH, where too he was kept on ventilator.

Dubey's samples were sent for testing at the laboratory of Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital last Monday and he was declared swine flu positive the next day. He was still on life support on Tuesday when he succumbed to the infection."

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