Nepal's first H1N1 Swine Flu death confirmed
According to World Health Organization (WHO) more than 11,500 people have died from H1N1 flu worldwide since the pandemic strain was uncovered in April.). Back to June 2009, we are reading Swine flu finally hits Nepal- official announcement and today it is very sad to hear of death due to this Swine flu pandemic.
The Himalayan country NEPAL on Sunday confirmed its first death from H1N1 flu after a female patient died at a hospital in the capital Kathmandu. A woman in her early 30s died of the A (H1N1) virus while undergoing treatment at the Bir Hospital, the head of the hospital’s intensive care unit, Brahma Dev Jha told AFP.
‘This is the first case of swine flu death in our country,’ he said. The woman, whose name was not disclosed, was admitted to the hospital two weeks ago and was put in an intensive care ward. ‘She died after suffering multiple organ failure two days ago,’ said Mr Jha.
Authorities in landlocked Nepal stepped up checks at borders and airports after the first H1N1 flu cases were detected in June this year. Nepal records its first swine flu deaths and this is too sad for a poor country like Nepal.
More than 11,500 people have died from H1N1 flu worldwide since the pandemic strain was uncovered in April, according to the World Health Organisation. – AFP
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