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Swine flu alert in Bihar

patna Updated: Aug 07, 2009 13:15 IST
Swine flu alert in Bihar

The Bihar government has sounded a swine flu alert in the state, particularly in towns along the Indo-Nepal international border.

"A swine flu alert has been sounded in Bihar, especially in border towns of Raxaul and Jogbani, besides Gaya," state Health Minister Nand Kishore Yadav said.

The pilgrim town of Gaya has a number of international flights, he said, adding that special arrangements have been made for flu tests in the state.

All medical colleges and district hospitals in the state have been asked to reserve 10 and 15 beds respectively for suspected cases, the minister said.