Swine flu claims 4 more lives in Rajasthan, toll reaches 358
Jaipur, Mar 12 : Four more persons succumbed to swine flu in Rajasthan, taking the toll of deaths due to the deadly H1N1 virus to 358 this year, a health official said today. Out of 6,093 patients who tested positive for the virus, 358 people have died so far in various parts of the state this year, an official of the State Medical and Health Directorate said. (Read: H1N1 Swine Flu: Manipur reports first swine flu case)
Jaipur recorded maximum of 65 deaths followed by Ajmer 41, Jodhpur 33, Nagaur 29, Barmer 23, Kota 18, Chittorgarh 13, Sikar, Udaipur and Pali 11 each, Jhunjhunu, Tonk, Bhilwara 8 each, ?Churu 7, Bikaner, Banswara and Dausa 6 each, Bharatpur and Rajsamand 5 each and one to four at many other places in the state.
Mutation of a protein in the H1N1 virus responsible for its rampant spread