Private docs in Guj directed to refer H1N1 to govt hospitals

  • PTI, Vadodara
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  • Updated: Aug 06, 2009 10:47 IST

Gujarat government has directed private doctors in the state to refer any suspected Swine flu case to the government run hospitals.

"The state government run hospitals are fully equipped to treat Swine flu cases and there is no reason for panic," Gujarat Health and Family Planning Minister, Jaynarayan Vyas said.

After the 14-year-old girl succumbing to Swine flu in Pune city of Maharashtra, Gujarat government is on an alert, Vyas said.

Vyas said there is enough and adequate stock of tamilflu for treating H1NI cases and the state is geared up to combat this infectious disease which is curable.


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