Turkey reports first swine flu death: 29-year-old with pneumonia

Turkey reports first swi

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October 24, 2009 23:18

Turkey's Health Ministry on Saturday reported the first swine flu death in the country. The ministry said the 29-year-old patient, treated for pneumonia and who tested positive for swine flu, died after developing sudden respiratory problems Saturday. The ministry did not immediately say if the victim was a man or a woman. The number of people being treated for swine flu in Turkey is about 960.


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