Itís official, pregnant nurse died of dengue

The municipal corporations of Delhi on Saturday notified the death of a 29-year-old pregnant nurse from dengue fever at Lok Nayak Hospital, Central Delhi, on October 31. Newsline had reported the death on November 2.

Doctors at LN Hospital said the nurse, Mohini B Masih, a resident of Timarpur, was due to deliver a few days before she died and her baby could not be saved.

She was a nurse at Delhi government's GB Pant Hospital. She was was admitted to the ICU of LN Hospital on October 25, with very low platelets. According to the municipal corporations' report, she died of dengue fever accompanied by seizure and had underlying hypothyroidism as well.

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