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54-year-old man dies of swine flu.

Byline: ONA

MUSCAT Eoe1/4" The H1N1 management and follow-up committee announced recording the 10th H1N1 casualty of a 54-year-old Omani citizen.

The patient was admitted at the health institution with pneumonitis, diabetes and chronic hepatic diseases. Despite providing appropriate medical care he breathed his last at the intensive care unit.

The Health Ministry yesterday urged citizens and residents who have chronic diseases especially pneumonitis and pregnant women to immediately contact the nearest health institution in case of symptoms of swine flu or any other similar diseases since delay may cause serious consequences.

The US researchers said yesterday that the H1N1 virus appears to outcompete seasonal flu, making it less likely to mix with other circulating flu viruses into a Eoe1/4EosuperbugEoe1/4A[yen] as some had feared.

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