Pregnant women dies due to Swine Flu in Port City

Pregnant women dies due to Swine Flu in Port City

The District Nodal Officer LBAH Sri Devi today said a 23-year-old pregnant women, who was battling for life in the Government Hospital for chest and communicable diseases here, succumbed to swine flu today. With the dreaded viral attack spreading in this port city, three more positive swine flu cases were registered here a couple of days ago, including the woman, a resident of Gazuwaka area near here. Her condition turned critical and she died today. A 30-year-old person who was admitted to a private hospital with fever and respiratory problems, was also diagnosed with the H1N1 infection. The first swine flu case was registered in the city a few days back after a gap of one year, a 30-year-old man, a resident of the city, was admitted to a private hospital with fever and respiratory problems. Medical officers diagnosed that he was battling swine flu. Meanwhile, two other patients were admitted to the hospital of suspect swine flu. However, health officials confirmed only the pregnant woman had swine flu, while the two others had normal fever. The H1N1 virus had suddenly turned active in last week of March and was spreading. Probably due to changing weather.