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Swine flu returns to Delhi, three deaths so far

Swine flu returns to Delhi, three deaths so far

New Delhi: To add to the woes of Delhiites, the deadly H1N1 influenza virus has returned to the capital city with 57 cases of swine flu registered and three deaths recorded so far, reports said.

Health ministry has issued an advisory to all the hospitals in Delhi to follow the required protocol so as to ensure the availability of isolation wards and sufficient medicines for the treatment of swine flu.

Fifty seven cases of swine flu have been recorded since January 1 this year and five cases were reported this week in Delhi in RML hospital, Health minister AK Walia informed.

Out of the five patients, three succumbed to H1N1 virus after developing respiratory complications, reports said.

Swine flu carrier, the H1N1 influenza virus is prone to appear in winter months. It is characterised by throat problems, bodyache and respiratory complications.

Common precautions are washing hands properly, avoiding crowded places and wearing masks. The medicine generally prescribed for the disease is Tamiflu, which must be taken only after doctor’s prescription.

 

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