On Thursday, 24 December, was reported that the woman about 50 years died in Beilinson hospital (Petach Tikva) from complications of swine flu.
According to published information, almost a month ago a woman was taken to hospital in a critical condition. For several weeks the doctors were fighting for her life, but on December 23, was pronounced dead.
As previously reported, at the moment in hospitals of Israel there are at least six women with the swine flu virus, and, according to some information, their number reached 8.
The condition of four patients is estimated as heavy, they are connected to the apparatus artificial respiration. Three patients were pregnant at the time of admission, and one required emergency caesarean section. A newborn’s condition is stable.
At the moment the suspicion is verified, according to which a woman who is in the medical center «Sheba» (tel-Hashomer), is also sick with swine flu.
The Ministry of health warned of an outbreak of the H1N1 strain and appeals to citizens to undergo vaccination. It is reported that none of the cases women had not been vaccinated.