First swine flu death in India

August 3rd, 2009

PUNE/NEW DELHI - India reported its first swine flu death after a 14-year-old girl student died in Pune Monday of the influenza A(H1N1) virus, an official said.

The girl was on a ventilator for the past many days at an ICU in a hospital in Pune, the official said.

India has over 500 swine flu cases with the Maharashtra city being the worst hit. The city has reported most of the cases in the country.

Filed under Medicine, News, Swine Flu

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