Visakhapatnam: A six-year-old boy died of suspected swine flu at the King George hospital here today.
The boy, identified as Abhiram, was brought to the hospital and was being treated for flu symptoms. He later died here, District Co-ordinator of Swine Flu, LBS Devi said.
However, the official did not confirm as to whether the boy was suffering from H1N1 and said his swabs have been sent for testing to Hyderabad.
Meanwhile, another girl Sridevi (8) is also undergoing treatment for suspected swine flu at the hospital after she began vomiting and suffered from high fever. Her samples have also been sent for testing.
The official said that Abhiram had already undergone treatment in various hospitals before being admitted to the King George Hospital.