A (H1N1) influenza claims four lives

A (H1N1) influenza has claimed the lives of four persons, who were undergoing treatment for the disease at Coimbatore Medical College. The deceased have been identified as J. Mechammal (67) from Ajantha Nagar near Narasimhanaickenpalayam, Nishar Ahammed (54) from Pallapatti near Karur, Padmavathi (70) from Athipalli in the Nilgiris, and Anand (47) from Tirupur. While Mechammal and Padmavathi died early on Thursday, Ahammed and Anand died late on Wednesday, said sources at the hospital. Apart from these four people, Sivarajan (52) from Kovilmedu, near Saibaba Colony, and Tikki (20), a native of Bihar, who were undergoing treatment for viral fever, also died at the hospital on Thursday. On Thursday, 37 people were undergoing treatment for A (H1N1) influenza, six for dengue and 90 for fever at CMCH.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/a-h1n1-influenza-claims-four-lives/article25511933.ece

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