May 20, 2013
Second nurse infected with swine flu dies
A nurse who had become infected with swine flu in a Carmen de Areco hospital died in La Plata after being hospitalized for 20 days.
The woman worked as a nursing auxiliary at the Nuestra Señora del Carmen hospital, in Carmen de Areco, where the virus had affected another 11 people.
This is the second fatal case registered in the region.
Last February 8th, the head nurse in the hospital’s ICU department, 39-year-old Andrea Gordillo, also died after becoming infected with swine flu. She was also being treated in La Plata.