MULTAN Three more patients of swine flu as known as seasonal influenza breathed their last in Nishtar Hospital here on Tuesday, taking the death toll from the killer virus to 38 in the past month and a half. Two women are among the fresh deaths. The deceased hailed from Multan, Khanewal and Layyah. Earlier, the health department spokesperson Dr Attaur Rehman informed the media that 242 cases of seasonal influenza have been reported and presence of H1N1 virus has been confirmed in 120 individuals. Health experts say that seasonal influenza can spread through contact with bacteria discharged by an infected person's coughing and sneezing. They advised that pregnant women, senior citizens, and children are susceptible to the disease.