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Boy dies of swine flu in private hospital

Boy dies of swine flu in private hospital

Coimbatore: A one-year-old boy succumbed to swine flu at a private hospital here today, police said.

The boy was brought to the hospital from Salem few days ago. However, he died this morning, they said.

This is the fourth death due to swine flu in the district since January one, they said.

Special wards have been created in all government hospitals in the district.

There was sufficient stock of medicines and testing kits were available in government hospitals, health department sources said.