PETALING JAYA: A 20-year-old woman suffering from Influenza A(H1N1) died at 9am on Tuesday, the fourth person to die in Malaysia due to the virus.

The woman, who had contracted the virus through a local transmission, died at the Malacca Hospital.

Health Ministry director-general Tan Sri Dr Ismail Merican said the woman had only been admitted to hospital on July 26, 10 days after contracting the disease.

He added that the woman suffered from obesity and had died of pneumonia.

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