by VR Sreeraman on  September 29, 2009 at 4:42 PM General Health News
 Swine Flu Death Toll Exceeds 300 Mark in India
More than 300 people have died from swine flu in India since the first fatality was reported on August 3, a health ministry statement said Monday.

Western Maharashtra state has seen the largest number, with 118 deaths from the influenza A(H1N1) virus, the statement said.

On top of the 302 deaths, another 9,871 people have tested positive for swine flu across India since it was first detected in the country in May, it added.

Source: AFP

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