Swine Flu Deaths in Pune Rises to 15 Taking India's Toll to 23

by VR Sreeraman on  August 14, 2009 at 12:48 PM Indian Health News
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 Swine Flu Deaths in Pune Rises to 15 Taking India's Toll to 23
Five people died of swine flu in Pune on Friday taking the city's swine flu death toll to 15. The death toll in India is now at 23.

Seventy-year-old Parubhai Shinde was admitted to a hospital following high fever and other symptoms of swine flu. Shinde, hailing from Ganesh Nagar in Yerawada, died late last night.

According to sources, Bharati Goyal died of suspected swine flu today.

An eight-month-old boy, Swabhiman Kamble, died late last night at the Sahyadri Hospital.

Thirty-seven-year-old Archana Kolhe died at the Sassoon General Hospital in the afternoon.

Forty-four-year-old HIV positive Prabhakar Wariager died late in the evening at the same hospital.

On Thursday, Bangalore reported its first swine flu death. A 26-year-old woman succumbed to the virus.

According to sources, Rupa was admitted to the St. Philomina Hospital.

Earlier, a 75-year-old woman Bharti Goyal died in Pune's KEM Hospital. Another nine-month-old boy Rutwik Kamle also died at the Sahyadri Munot Hospital.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has said that panic should not be created over the spread of swine flu.

Dr. Singh expressed concern over the situation and asked Azad to work towards a proper solution to the whole issue and to ensure that panic is not created.

Source: ANI
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