Forgot your password?

Back to login

Kuwaiti woman dies due to swine flu
April 18, 2015, 2:44 pm

A female Kuwaiti citizen passed away at dawn on Saturday at Addan Hospital after being infected with swine flu, the hospital director Dr. Bader Al-Otaibi announced. The patient was pregnant with twins and was in the last stage of her pregnancy. A caesarean surgery had to be performed to save the lives of the two infants. "The twin babies are healthy and show no signs of infection of the disease,"  Dr. Al-Otaibi said.

The patient was in a coma when she was brought to Al-Addan Hospital on March 22 after undergoing treatment at a private hospital.  Dr. Al-Otaibi said that the staff struggled to keep the woman alive, using cardiac revival equipment.

The hospital admitted seven such cases in the past month; one passed away and the others were treated and discharged. 


Share your views

"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed."

"Envy comes from wanting something that isn't yours. But grief comes from losing something you've already had."

Photo Gallery