Hyderabad: Swine Flu attacks two persons in Hyderabad, out of 10 samples two are showing positive for Swine Flu. The people who are suffering from a cough came to the hospital and they were done with medical checks and some tests in test reports two are showing Swine Flu sim tame’s. Swine flu, also known as swine influenza or pandemic influenza, is a respiratory disease caused by the H1N1 virus, which is transmitted by an infected pigs.
Two people have tested positive for Swine Flu, Out of 10 samples in Hyderabad.Swine Flu is attacked through H1N1 virus
The state Health department said that the test kits and medicines have been available in all the government hospitals. Hyderabad will conduct free testing of samples of all the patients from private hospitals. The people who are suffering from high fever, body aches, sneezing, coughs should go to the nearest hospital to avoid the risk of Swine Flu said health department advisory.
The state government has also directed all the people to take homoeopathy medicines in order to avoid the attack of Swine Flu. The medicine is available for free at all dispensaries. The patients who already have Swine Flu should take homoeopathy medicines under prescription.
Earlier this year, the states of Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab were affected by the H1N1 virus as a result of which the Central government issued an alert to step up surveillance and treatment facilities for H1N1 influenza. The states have been asked to enhance surveillance, capacity for laboratory diagnosis, has to conduct screening centres in outpatient departments of hospitals and earmarking isolation wards, including ventilator beds in the hospitals.Last year, the disease claimed about 1,200 lives across the country, while 23,153 persons contracted the illness till March 4, 2015, according to the health ministry.
To avoid attack of Swine Flu you have to follow some precautions:
Frequently wash your hands with soap and water.
when coughing or sneezing , cover your mouth and nose with a tissue if possible.
Dispose of Used tissues promptly and carefully.
Put them in a bag and then dustbin. Clean hard surface frequently.