Sunday, August 23, 2009

Swine flu death in Randfontein brings South Africa's toll to 9

SHOOT: I'm surprised these numbers are so low.
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A ninth South African has died of swine flu, Beeld newspaper reported on Friday.

Although the death of Gautenger Grobbie Grobler, 53, on Saturday, has not been confirmed by the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), Beeld said it had a copy of his death certificate.

It stated that he had died of swine flu.

He was a car mechanic in Randfontein on Johannesburg's West Rand.

The NICD has confirmed eight H1N1 deaths, including three pregnant women.
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