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Expat nurse dies in treatment for TB

Dr. Abdul Samad Memorial Hospital in Gaafu Dhaalu Thinadhoo

An Indian nurse working at the Gaafu Dhaalu Vaadhoo Health Center has passed away in treatment following a diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB). 

The 32-year-old nurse passed away at the Dr Abdul Samad Memorial Hospital in Gaafu Dhaalu Thinadhoo. 

The Assistant Manager at the hospital, Aminath Abdul Hakeem told Sun Media that the Indian woman passed away this morning. 

She was diagnosed with TB last Thursday following a screening test. 

The nurse was transferred from Vaadhoo Health Center to the Thinadhoo Hospital upon request from the Health Center due to her behaviour. 

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