Govt alert on Swine Flu, Dengue situation: Health Secretary

60 cases of swine flu reported in single day from lucknow

60 cases of swine flu reported in single day from lucknow

An epidemic of swine flu on Friday claimed two more lives in Odisha, taking the toll in the state to six, officials said.

Emphasising on the need to make people aware of the disease, Meherda said the government is taking all possible steps to deal with the situation arising out of swine flu as well as dengue.

Meanwhile, the authorities of the Health department are mulling to administer vaccine to medicos and medical staff deployed at the swine flu ward in hospitals after two doctors tested positive for swine flu. The swine flu lab, which had become operational two years ago, is proving a boon for patients as reports are readily available in a short period of time.

Speaking on the dengue outbreak, Meherda informed that at least 370 persons have been tested positive while two deaths have been reported so far this year. But more swine flu suspected patients are found in city. A total of eight people had died of dengue while almost 4,000 positive cases were reported previous year.

Sources said that highest number of dengue cases was reported from Bhadrak district. Numerous patients have come from places like Mumbai, Surat and Bengaluru.

When contacted Dr Sudhir Jaisani, Chief Medical & Health Officer, said no test report of swine flu patients was received but 13 samples of swine flu suspected patients were sent to Virology Lab for testing.

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