India's Swine Flu death toll rises to six

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New Delhi, Aug 10: India's Swine Flu death toll has rose to six on Monday, August 10 after it claimed two lives from Pune and Chennai.

35-year-old Dr Babasahed Mane, Ayurvedic doctor, who was admitted to the Sasoon Hospital here, died this morning due to swine flu, a senior health official said.

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Mane was ailing for sometime and there was blood in his cough for the last couple of days, officials said.

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Meanwhile in Chennai, 4-year-old boy died of Swine Flu virus on Monday, Aug 10. The boy, who was admitted to a private hospital first, was critical and suffered from multiple-organ ailments, including that of kidney and liver.

After having been tested positive for swine flu, the boy was put on ventilator in a private hospital. The authorities at the private hospital where the boy was admitted had earlier said, 'he is very sick but stable' and added that he is suffering from kidney and liver-related problems.

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