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19 swine flu cases reported in Himachal

IANS  Shimla, February 24, 2013
First Published: 11:25 IST(24/2/2013) | Last Updated: 11:26 IST(24/2/2013)

Swine flu continues to spread in Himachal Pradesh with 19 cases reported this year, an official said on Sunday. Two people have died of the disease this year in this hill state.

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At Shimla's Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMCH), 102 patients with symptoms of swine flu were reported from across the state, a health official said.

He said both the people who died had been admitted at IGMCH.

Eight positive cases have been reported from Kangra, the state's largest district, five from Solan, four from Shimla, and one each from Una and Sirmaur districts.

The official said isolation wards have been set up at medical colleges and district hospitals.

Detection of new cases is being done at the places from where H1N1 cases have been reported, he added.


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