DHAKA, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh's Lab Aid hospital announced Sunday
that a female patient who had been infected with the A/H1N1 flu virus died in
the hospital. It was the first H1N1 flu death case in Bangladesh.
The patient, Mita Charkrabortee, 37, came from Savar aera, some30 km
northwest of capital Dhaka, died at 10:30 p.m. local time, said Mejba Azad,
media coordinator of the Lab Aid hospital.
Ahmed added that the patient was admitted into the hospital on Aug. 18, and
before that she had been out of Savar aera. He didn't know where the patient
infected with the H1N1 flu virus. No further details were released by the
hospital and the government's health services.
The first case of the H1N1 flu was detected in Bangladesh on June 18, and
the total number of the H1N1 flu cases in the country as of Saturday was 199.
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