Swine flu claims 75 lives in last 28 days in Rajasthan


In Rajasthan, swine flu has claimed 75 lives in the last 28 days. 55 new persons tested positive for Swine Flu and two more persons died in the last 24 hours. AIR correspondent reports that government has taken several steps to curb the disease. With the starting of New Year, Swine Flu cases are being reported in large number every day. More than 19 hundred cases have been found positive, So far and claimed 75 lives in just 28 days. Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota are most affected districts.

State government has approved Rupees Five crore to five more medical colleges for launching Swine Flu testing facilities. Health department also appointed nodal officers for each district to monitor the screening and treatment work. Health teams will conduct screening at railway Stations and Bus stands for influenza like illness. Meanwhile, according to National Institute of Virology delay in investigation is the main cause of the deaths due to Swine Flu. (AIR)