The Dangerous Swine Flu in India


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The dangerous Swine Flu caused by the influenza H1N1 virus is breaking wild in India. With a record number of deaths and cases being reported from all over the country, here are some facts and stats about the Swine Flu in India, the symptoms, precautions and the treatment. Stay safe.


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Dangerous Swine Flu in India: Symptoms & Treatment Image Courtesy:http ://

Introduction : Swine Flu:

Introduction : Swine Flu Swine Influenza (H1N1) commonly termed as Swine Flu, is a respiratory infection of pigs generated by type A influenza virus. Swine Flu is vulnerable for pigs as well as humans. It is contagious and vulnerable, leading to deaths among human beings. Virus of this disease advances by sneezing, coughing or coming in direct contact with infected person. Image Courtesy:

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Swine Flu: India 2015 Image Courtesy: 01 02 03 04 2015 Indian Swine Flu outbreak refers to that of 2009 widespread of H1N1 virus in India, which is existent as of February 2015. S tate of Rajasthan is the most effected . India reported 937 cases & 218 deaths from swine flu in 2014. By mid-February 2015, reported cases & deaths in 2015 have surpassed past figures.


Indian Government’s Response On 13 February 2015, Health Ministry began attainment operation of 60,000 units of Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) & 10,000 units of N-95 masks. Health Ministry on 18 February 2015 in a press release declared that there was no scarcity of medicines and no logistics problems exist. In mid-February, Government of Delhi fixed the price of swine flu diagnostics tests at 4,500 INR. Image Courtesy:


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Precautions of Swine Flu Cover your mouth and nose while coughing and sneezing. Dispose of used tissues immediately after using. Washing  hands frequently with soap and hot running water or utilize an alcohol-based hand gel. If you have flu-like symptoms, get medical advise immediately. Stay home if infected, to refrain from affecting others. Maintain 1m distance if infected or have flu like symptoms to refrain from affecting others. Do not shake hands, hug, or kiss when greeting anyone. Do not touch eyes, nose or mouth without washing hands. Image Courtesy:

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