Swine flu claims four lives in two weeks in Multan

At least four people have been killed due to Swine flu in Multan in two weeks while six more patients have been admitted to the hospital for tests so far.

The health ministry is not having any record of total casualties caused by Swine flu at private hospitals whereas as per reports, eight people were killed while 75 received the virus in 2016 in the metropolis.

In 2009-10, the H1N1 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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