Swine flu death toll in Pune rises to 25

August 26th, 2009

PUNE - One more swine flu death was reported in Pune on Wednesday, taking the city toll to 25.

Shabana Shaikh, a middle-aged woman, died here at the Sassoon General Hospital.

She had been put on ventilator since her admission to the Hospital on August 22.

On Tuesday, a 44-year-old woman died at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi, taking the city toll to three and national toll to 76.

Usha Jain, a resident of Faridabad, was admitted to the hospital on August 21 with symptoms of fever, breathlessness and joint pain.

Immediately after being admitted, she was shifted to the ICU and put on a ventilator.

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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