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Swine flu alert sounded in Barabanki

After the death of a woman due to swine flu, an alert has been sounded in the district by the health department officials.

india Updated: Jul 21, 2010 12:50 IST

After the death of a woman due to swine flu, an alert has been sounded in the district by the health department officials.

Jyoti Singh (25) died during the treatment at CSM Medical University in Lucknow on July 19.

A rapid response team has been sent to Hakkami village to conduct test of all the family members and relatives of Singh, Chief Medical Officer A K Chowdhury said.

Also, an alert has been sounded in the district and people have been asked not to panic but to opt for test in case of any symptoms of swine flu, he said.

Special wards have also been set up in the district hospital for the treatment of the affected patients, if any, he said.

Ever since the outbreak of H1N1 virus in March 2009, UP has reported 1,313 lab confirmed cases, of these 21 had died.