Elderly woman with swine flu dies

PUBLISHED : Monday, 11 January, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 11 January, 2010, 12:00am

An 85-year-old woman with swine flu died at North District Hospital on Saturday. The woman, who suffered from diabetes mellitus and hypertension, went to the hospital with a fever and breathing difficulties on Christmas Eve. Another man, 41, who was previously in good health but had also contracted swine flu, was in critical condition at hospital yesterday.