40-year-old man dies of swine flu
TNN | Jan 26, 2013, 12.55 AM IST
PUNE: A 40-year-old man died of swine flu in Pune city on January 24, the civic health officials confirmed on Friday. The victim also had developed altered sensorium among other usual symptoms. Altered sensorium means limitations on or problems with the brain's ability to receive, process or interpret sensory information.
"This is the first swine flu casualty this year. As many as 36 people have succumbed to the H1N1 infection since April last year," said S T Pardeshi, medical officer of health, Pune Municipal Corporation.
Aurangabad man critical
A 42-year-old man from Aurangabad is critical with swine flu and is being treated at a city hospital. "The man got admitted to Ruby Hall Clinic at 1.45 am on Friday. He was put on ventilator support," said the civic health official. The man delayed medical treatment for 10 days which resulted in worsening of his condition.