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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

India, Maharastra : Two women suspected of having H1N1 die in GMCH

Via Times of India :

Two women suspected to have swine flu have died during treatment at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) here in the last couple of days.

GMCH medical superintendent P L Gattani said, "The two women, aged 25 and 46, were from Risod taluka in the Vidharbha region's Washim district. While the younger woman was admitted on Friday evening, the 46-year-old woman was brought on Saturday evening. The women were critical and were put on ventilator."

He added that both the women died on Sunday, one in the early hours and the other in the afternoon. "They were admitted in the swine flu wards and their swab samples were sent to the virology lab in Pune. We are still waiting for the results," Gattani added."

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