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Swine flu: 200 fight for life as number of patients in intensive care doubles in a week

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Nearly 200 swine flu victims were fighting for their lives last night.

The number of patients in intensive care has doubled in a week and many of them are either elderly or pregnant.

Seventeen of the 190 are being kept alive by highly-specialized heart and lung machines – three times the usual number.

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