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  Life   Health  02 Feb 2017  Telangana has 18 fresh cases of swine flu

Telangana has 18 fresh cases of swine flu

PTI
Published : Feb 2, 2017, 7:59 pm IST
Updated : Feb 2, 2017, 8:00 pm IST

A bulleting advised citizens to take precautions upon first symptoms of swine flu like high fever, sneezing, cough and body pain.

Sufficient stock of medicines and testing kits were available in the State (Photo: AFP)
 Sufficient stock of medicines and testing kits were available in the State (Photo: AFP)

Hyderabad: Eighteen fresh positive cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where 13 people have succumbed to the H1N1 virus and other complications since August 1 last year.

Eighty-five cases were tested for swine flu yesterday and 18 of them came positive for the deadly virus, a bulletin on swine flu issued by the State Government said here today.

It said 250 cases among 3,696 samples tested since August 1 last year were found positive for the virus. No death was reported yesterday, it said.

Sufficient stock of medicines and testing kits were available in the State, it said.

The bulletin advised citizens to take precautions upon first symptoms of swine flu like high fever, sneezing, cough and body pain.

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