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2 journalists covering flu cases suspected to be infected

Two TV journalists, who were covering the swine flu cases in the city have reportedly contracted the virus. The journalists working for a popular news channel have reportedly acquired the infection while covering swine flu cases in different hospitals.

delhi Updated: Aug 11, 2009 23:21 IST

Two TV journalists, who were covering the swine flu cases in the city have reportedly contracted the virus. The journalists working for a popular news channel have reportedly acquired the infection while covering swine flu cases in different hospitals.

"I had severe cough and cold accompanied by fever, body ache and pain in the abdomen. The RML hospital has collected my sputum samples," one of the journalists said.

It is has been three days since the samples were collected and he is yet to hear anything from the hospital authorities.

"They told me that the reports will be given in two days. When I went to RML hospital to collect my reports, doctors told that the reports had not arrived yet," he said.

The other journalist, too, have allegedly contracted the same while reporting about swine flu cases in different hospitals here. "I have given my samples and not heard from the hospital yet. Meanwhile, I am continuing with Tamiflu," she said.

The swine flu test on her nine-month-old baby has come out positive and the girl is currently undergoing treatment.