Health

Swine flu claims another life in Phagwara village

March 13, 2015 11:26 AM

PHAGWARA: A 53-year-old resident of Lakhpur village in this sub division died of suspected swine flu in DMC Hospital Ludhiana last night.The deceased was brought to Phagwara Civil Hospital but referred to Ludhiana, said Senior Medical Officer Kamal Kishore while talking to media this evening.


Hundreds of the villagers attended his funeral at village crematorium today.The SMO said earlier one Joginder Singh of village Jagpaulpur and two Phagwara residents died due to suspected swine flu in Phagwara sub division.


He said more than one dozen suspected swine flu patients are getting treatment from different hospitals of Jalandhar and Ludhiana.
He said preventive doses of medicine were also being given to the required persons. He advised the people to adopt all necessary preventive measures.

 
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