Thursday, May 21, 2009

Swine Flu hits India - first case confirmed !!!!

A man travelling from Newyork via Dubai and Delhi has been detected having Swine Flu in Hyderabad. This has marked the first case confirmed with Swine Flu in India. He has been advised "tamiflu" the only antiviral effective against the the H1N1 virus. 

This has been taken as the National Emergency alarm and the Central Health Ministry officials are working on. The Patient has been shifted to the isolation ward to avoid spreading of the virus while the Indian Govt has requested the Airline Authorities to provide the list of passengers who travelled in close proximity with the infected. This man has travelled in Emirates Flight on May 13th according to the sources. 

The Govt of India has asked the public to take good care and immediately consult a doctor if found with cough cold and fever prevailing for more than 2 days. 

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