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Turkish health authorities report increase of swine flu fatalities.

ANKARA, Nov 23 (KUNA) -- The number of deaths in Turkey resulting from the

H1N1 virus, known as swine flu, has increased to 112, Turkish Health Ministry

said in a statement on Monday. The statement noted that most swine flu fatalities were also infected with

other chronic diseases. Out of those who died from the virus, 63 had chronic illnesses and two were

pregnant, the statement noted. Meanwhile, 301 people infected with the virus are being treated in

hospitals around the country, the statement added. Among them are 59 patients

in intensive care, and 31 are on life support.

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Date:Nov 23, 2009
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