Health Ministry raises Israeli swine flu death toll to 4
By JPOST.COM STAFFPublished: AUGUST 6, 2009 18:32
Following the recent deaths of people suffering from swine flu complications, the Health Ministry on Thursday said the current death toll from the disease stands at four, Channel 2 reported.
The ministry decided to include in the death toll cases in which is was impossible to rule out that the N1H1 flu virus was a prominent cause of death.
On Wednesday night, a 12-year-old girl with symptoms of the H1N1 swine flu virus died at Schneider Children's Hospital in Petah Tikva, where she was rehospitalized in serious condition on Tuesday.
On Sunday, 24-year-old Jihan Moussa from Ma'alot Tarshiha died from swine flu.
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