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Nearly half-a-decade later, H1N1 returns to haunt Maharashtra: Death toll to overtake 2010 body count

Sep 11, 2015    

The present outbreak of swine flu (H1N1) across the state is likely to become the worst since 2010. Maharashtra saw 669 deaths in 2010, and this year has already seen 667 fatalities.Hindustan Times reports that as many as 70 people have died of swine flu in Nagpur, while 61 have succumbed to this variant of the influenza virus in Mumbai. As it stands, a further 27 people in Maharashtra are seriously ill and dependent on ventilator support with swine flu, and 400 others are being treated at several of the states hospitals.And according to Dr AK Niswade, dean, Nagpur Medical College, who was q...

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