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Two new swine flu deaths takes Kuwait toll to 19.

KUWAIT, November 01, SPA -- Two new swine flu cases were reported by the Health Ministry on Sunday, bringing the total number of victims to 19, KUNA reported today. In a statement, the ministry said that the first patient was a woman in her 60s who was admitted into hospital on October 24 suffering from high fever, difficulty in breathing, and bronchitis. She had a prior brain injury and a problem with blood circulation, and due to her critical condition she was admitted to ICU and medication was administered. She passed away yesterday. The second case was a man in his 40s who was admitted to hospital on October 22 with high fever, high blood pressure, diabetes, lung damage, and irregular blood circulation. He was also admitted to ICU and passed away yesterday.

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Date:Nov 1, 2009
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