Pregnant woman dies of swine flu - EDU

Pregnant woman dies of swine flu

NAGPUR: A pregnant woman who passed away on Sunday after being admitted to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) was found to be suffering from swine flu. Another man, who is still in hospital, has also tested positive for the disease.

The results of both blood samples reached the hospital on Tuesday, along with those of eight others, who were suspected to have the infection but tested negative.

On Monday, GMCH had sent ten samples to be tested at National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune. Twenty-two-year-old Ujwala Ramteke became the third person to succumb to the disease since April. The Bhandara resident was admitted to the hospital on Friday and was undergoing treatment. She passed away on Sunday morning.

The other person who tested positive is a 45-year-old man from Dahegaon village of Saoner. Currently, the swine flu ward of GMCH has six patients, all of whom are stable and recovering

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