A 17-years old student of a Dubai school dies of flu-related complications at a hospital on late night, on Tuesday, reports school source.
The girl named Aliya Niyaz Ali was a 12 Standard student of Indian High School and she went to school until Monday, a day before she dies, added the source.
On Monday, night out of critical condition Ms. Aliya was admitted to Rashid Hospital and pass away the next day.
Aliya’s funeral ceremony took place on Wednesday morning at Al Qouz Cemetery, which was attended by her family members, friends, and her school officials.
A comment from Rashid Hospital about her was not available immediately.
A message circulated by the School’s student council reads, “Guys, with great sorrow and regret, we’re informing you about the death of a fellow batchmate from the girls’ section, supposedly caused due to flu.”
Her death follows the death of another student in Dubai school. On October 29, all schools in Dubai has asked parents not to send their flu-affected children to schools, following the death of 9-years old student out of flu-related complications.
Ameena Sharaf, who is a 4th Standard student of Our Own Indian High School, took her last breath on October 29. She died due to acute viral infection, which is possibly flu. On October 22, Ms. Sharaf was first admitted to a private hospital in Bur Dubai and later was shifted to the AJCH (Al Jalila Children’s Hospital) on October 24 as the infection had affected her heart. She was being offered medical help for nausea, fever, vomiting, and fatigue but the virus had directly affected her heart and succumbed to her condition, which follows her death.