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First Swine flu death in 2014

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A 27-year old pregnant woman today died of swine flu at a private hospital here, becoming the first victim of the disease in the country this year
Swine FluVishakhapatnam (AP): A 27-year old pregnant woman today died of swine flu at a private hospital here, becoming the first victim of the disease in the country this year, officials said.

The woman, who was tested positive for H1N1 virus succumbed to the disease this morning after undergoing treatment for nearly a week, District Nodal officer S Devi told.

The victim was hospitalized on January 17 with high fever and body pain following which she underwent tests for swine flu and the samples were sent to a Mumbai lab, which confirmed the infection.

She was shifted to an isolated ward, where she died. This is the first Swine flu death in 2014, Devi said.

PTI

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