Two More Swine Flu Deaths in South Mumbai

by Vishnuprasad on  March 7, 2015 at 8:02 PM Indian Health News
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Two south Mumbai residents died of swine flu on Thursday taking the death toll due to H1N1 virus in the city to 21. Both the patients died of multi-organ failure and had tested positive for the virus, confirmed a report from The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
 Two More Swine Flu Deaths in South Mumbai
Two More Swine Flu Deaths in South Mumbai

"One of the deceased was a 67-year-old woman from Girgaum. She was a breast cancer patient and was taking chemotherpay and radiotherapy. She tested positive for swine flu and was admitted in Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai Central on February 26," said Dr Mangala Gomare, epidemiology cell in-charge in BMC.

Mangala Gomare also said that the other deceased was a 76-year-old man from Masjid Bunder who was admitted to Noor Hospital last week. "He was diabetic. After testing positive for the H1N1, he was transferred to Kasturba Hospital on February 27. His condition deteriorated and he developed pneumonia and succumbed to the infection," added Dr Gomare.



Source: Medindia

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