Latur man dies of swine flu in city

A 45-year-old man from Latur died of swine flu (H1N1 virus) Wednesday at Ruby Hall Clinic.

Written by Express News Service | Published: April 4, 2013 1:24:15 am

A 45-year-old man from Latur died of swine flu (H1N1 virus) Wednesday at Ruby Hall Clinic. He was suffering from cough,fever and breathlessness since March 26 and did not take medication for five days since the onset of symptoms.

He was admitted to Ruby Hall Clinic on April 1 and his throat swab tested positive for H1N1 virus Wednesday. He died of pneumonia and respiratory distress syndrome.

This is the 15th death registered at PMC hospitals since January this year,Dr S T Pardeshi,acting chief medical officer of PMC said. There are 8 patients admitted to various wards and one is on ventilator support.

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