H1N1 swine flu: Second dying in eight days, state sounds alert | Dehradun Information

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Dehradun: The state well being division has sounded alert and issued advisory to all hospitals in Dehradun district to observe the unfold of H1N1 swine flu after an individual died on the intervening evening of Thursday and Friday. That is the second dying reported in eight days.

A 41-year-old lady died in Indresh Hospital in Dehradun. The affected person was a resident of Ambedkar Nagar, Haridwar. On Januar 3, a 61-year-old man of Premnagar space succumbed to the illness.

In the meantime, director basic of well being, Dr TC Pant, issued a well being advisory throughout all of the 13 districts and requested them to make sure that the virus doesn’t unfold additional.

The DG well being has additionally introduced that antiviral medicines will probably be supplied freed from value throughout all authorities and personal hospitals in Uttarakhand.

“There isn’t any have to panic as swine flu has been categorised as basic season influenza by the World Well being Organisation. The flu isn’t any extra a life threatening illness as a result of enhanced therapy course of and an elevated consciousness to fight it,” Pant stated.

Pant additional stated the chief medical officers of all of the districts have been requested to report every case examined optimistic for H1N1 virus to the Built-in Illness Surveillance Programme Unit, and establish the affected person’s location to hold out sanitation work.

In Dehradun district, six sufferers are present process therapy, whereas two have died.

The neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, too, has sounded alter after 17 circumstances of H1N1 swine flu virus was reported in a single week.

Swine flu is a respiratory illness which infects the wind pipe (respiratory tract) of pigs and will get transmitted to human beings. Signs of swine flu in individuals are just like the signs of normal human flu and embrace fever, cough, sore throat, physique aches, headache, chills and fatigue.



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