Swine flu death toll in Nashik rises to 6

August 27th, 2009

NASHIK - Two more swine flu death was reported in Nashik, taking the city toll to 6.

Purva Amol Joshi, 23, who was pregnant, died at the Nashik Civil Hospital. eepali Shinde, 20, died at Municipal Corporation’s Dr. Zakir Hussain Hospital.

According to the National Institute of Virology reports, both tested positive for H1N1 virus.

Earlier, four persons, including a doctor, had died in the civil hospital due to the viral disease.

On Wednesday, Shabana Shaikh, a middle-aged woman, died at the Sassoon General Hospital in Pune. he had been put on ventilator since her admission to the Hospital on August 22.

Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is urging people around the world to brace themselves for a second wave of the swine flu pandemic as the heavily populated northern hemisphere edges towards the cooler season when flu thrives. (ANI)

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