Gu­ru­gram: 85 cases OF SWINE flu RE­PORTED

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GU­RU­GRAM: The threat of swine flu looms in Gu­ru­gram with 85 con­firmed cases of swine flu that have been re­ported.

More­over, there have been over 200 sus­pected cases of H1N1 in­fec­tion. While the in­crease in cases of vi­ral in­fec­tion is of a ma­jor chal­lenge to health of­fi­cials, all the cases that have presently come to fore are not of se­vere cat­e­gory men­tion the doc­tors.

Tak­ing note of the rapid spread of the in­fec­tion, the Dis­trict Health Depart­ment of­fi­cials have an­nounced of mea­sures like hav­ing sep­a­rate wards for the pa­tient where they will be iso­lated from the rest of the pa­tients

Ac­cord­ing to med­i­cal ex­perts, Swine flu that is con­sid­ered to be a highly con­ta­gious in­fec­tion and there­fore there is a fear that the dis­ease can spread quickly.

Tak­ing cog­ni­sance of the fact the Health Depart­ment has al­ready warned res­i­dents of the deadly virus. It is im­por­tant to note that af­ter a gap of two years there were cases swine flu that were re­ported from Gu­ru­gram.

The fol­low­ing year saw five deaths in­clud­ing the death of a seven-month-old baby. In 2018 also there were two ca­su­al­ties re­ported from the city due to in­fec­tion. Even though there has been death re­lated to swine flu re­ported from states of Kar­nataka and Delhi, Haryana seems to have been worse af­fected by the virus in 2018.

His­sar one of the largest cities in the state has al­ready wit­nessed eight death in which six are women. The trend of ca­su­al­ties be­gan in His­sar be­gan in the last week of Oc­to­ber of 2018.

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