Swine Flu causes first death in Albania

28 February 2014

Health authorities in Albania are in alarm after 30 years old pregnant women died in the hospital with symptoms of A/H1 pdm09 influenza, local media reports quoting statements from the Ministry of Health.

The patient was hospitalized on 25 February with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, and was 13 weeks pregnant.

The National Health Institute says that has identified 26 cases of A/H1N1 virus out of 16k cases of common influenza.

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