Swine flu toll rises to 8 in MP

Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 17:14

Bhopal: With swine flu claiming one more life, eight people have so far succumbed to it in Madhya Pradesh, including four in the state capital, health officials said today.

A woman, Gayatri Bai from Bina district, had tested positive for swine flu at the Regional Medical Research Centre in Jabalpur on September 13, state Chief Medical and Health officer Pankaj Shukla said today.

While she was undergoing treatment for high fever and breathlessness for the last one week at a private hospital, after the test report the doctors immediately started giving her Tamiflu, but she died yesterday, Shukla said.

With this, a total of eight deaths have been recorded in the state, including four from Bhopal alone, he said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 17:14

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