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First Swine Flu Death Reported From Sri Lanka

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The First Swine Flu(H1N1 New Influenza) Death  reported from Sri Lanka was confirmed yesterday. The Patient was a 16 year old Student of a Private School in Kandy and he  died due to Swine Flu on last Wednesday.However the Blood Test Report of the Student only issued yesterday by the Medical Research Institute.

The Student who was suffering from a Lung Infection since childhood was died due to breathing difficulty while he was receiving ICU treatment at the Kandy General Hospital.Both his parents are Doctors attached to a Government Hospital.When he was admitted to the Kandy General Hospital his first Blood Test Report was negative and only through the Second Test that he was found Positive for the Swine Flu.

The first Swine Flu Patient was reported from Sri Lanka in  last June.