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LAHORE (Web Desk) – Another swine flu patient has died in Nawaz Sharif Social Security Hospital (NSSH), bringing the death toll to seven in Lahore since January 1.

The victim, whose identity could not be ascertained, was a resident of Lahore and he had been admitted to the hospital after he was tested positive for the swine flu virus.

An elder is vaccinated against the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in a medical center in central Santo Andre, near Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 1, 2012, the last day of the vaccination campaign. Photo: THALES STADLER/ABCDIGIPRESS/AE
An elder is vaccinated against the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in a medical center in central Santo Andre, near Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 1, 2012, the last day of the vaccination campaign. Photo: THALES STADLER/ABCDIGIPRESS/AE

Punjab is facing an alarming situation as the number of deaths by swine flu is soaring, with hospitals forming isolation wards for proper treatment and checkup of the patients.

Swine flu virus mostly attack weaker and less immune people.