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Tally of swine flu patient reaches 22.

MULTAN -- Another case of swine flu on Sunday surfaced in Multan, taking tally to 22 in the metropolis. According to doctors, the disease has been identified in a 50-year-old man while a two and a half year old girl was shifted to isolation ward for proper medication. As many as four people have been fallen prey to the disease so far. Earlier, at least three more cases of Swine Flu surfaced in Lahore on Friday raising the toll to 56 patients while the total number of deaths caused by Swine Flu has reached to 18. Swine flu virus mostly attack weaker and less immune people.

In 2009-10, the N1 swine flu pandemic spread from central Mexico to 74 other countries including India, killing an estimated 284,000 people, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 2,700 died in India of swine flu between May 2009 and December 2010. Last year, India recorded 218 swine flu-related deaths and 937 cases, down from 2013, when 699 died.

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Publication:Frontier Post (Peshawar, Pakistan)
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Date:Jan 25, 2016
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