Youth dies of swine flu

Damauli: A youth in Tanahu has reportedly died of Swine Flu.

The deceased has been identified as Yusuf Miya of Dangrekholsi in Byas municipality-2, who died of Swine Flu, according to his elder brother Yakub Miya.

Yusuf was admitted to the Manipal Teaching Hospital last Saturday after he remained under the weather for two weeks. He was then airlifted to the Grande Hospital in Kathmandu for further treatment.

Miya was shifted from Grande to the TU Teaching Hospital, where he breathed his last while undergoing treatment there. The hospital pronounced him dead this morning and also confirmed that he was bearing the Swine Flu, Yakub said. The last rites of Yusuf were held at the graveyard in Byas-11 today itself.