Swine flu death toll crosses 500 in India


Indian Swine FluMore than 500 people have died from swine flu in India since the first fatality was reported in August, the Indian health ministry said.

The western state of Maharashtra has seen the largest number, with 207 deaths from the influenza A (H1N1) virus, the ministry said in a statement.

Besides the 502 deaths, more than 14,000 people have tested positive for swine flu across India since it was first detected here in May, it added.

More than 5,700 people have died worldwide since the virus was first discovered in April, with most of the deaths in the Americas region, according to the World Health Organization.

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2 Responses

  1. Usman says:

    relax, its only hindus, they are lucky they went to hell before Ghazwa-e-hind…

  2. Mustafa Shaban says:

    How does this compare to deaths of regular flu and other diseases? Not very much I think.

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