Over 100 swine flu deaths reported in India

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New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): The total number of swine flu deaths in India has crossed 100, according to Naresh Dayal, Secretary of the Central Health Ministry.

Taking to reporters here on Tuesday, Dayal, said, "Total number of deaths has crossed century. It stands at 101. One death has been reported from Goa on Tuesday. We have unconfirmed reports about two deaths reported from Karnataka. The total number of states and union territories which have reported swine flu cases is 28. The total number of states which have reported deaths due to swine flu is 9."

India recorded its first H1N1 case in Hyderabad in May and since then the virus has spread across the country.

The H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, emerged in April in the United States and Mexico, and has spread internationally.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has termed H1N1 swine flu as unstoppable because many countries are not keeping a track and precise count of the virus cases. (ANI)

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