Swine Flu Cases on Rise in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

by Vishnuprasad on  January 14, 2015 at 6:26 PM Indian Health News
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Swine flu coordinator for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, K. Subhakar has claimed that the situation was under control despite the number of death cases due to swine flu have climbed to 16.
Swine Flu Cases on Rise in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Swine Flu Cases on Rise in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

A total of 105 cases have been reported so far in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Subhakar said cases reported in the states are stable and there is no need to panic.

"The swine flu situation in Telangana state is under control. There is no need for any apprehensions. Even though the cases are increasing over last 10 days, I think 16 cases were reported in last 12 days but all the cases are stable," he said.

Swine flu is caused by the H1N1 virus. H1N1 symptoms are similar to those produced by other influenza viruses - fever, cough, sore throat, body aches and respiratory problems.

Doctors say children, elderly people and those suffering from respiratory problems are highly susceptible to the virus.

The 2009 global outbreak of swine flu, or H1N1, claimed over 17,000 lives including 2,725 in India between May 2009 and November 2010.

In New Delhi, three people have died of the virus this year from around 30 cases reported.

Source: ANI

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