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SWINE FLU DEATHS – TAKE PRECAUTIONS

August 10th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   No Comments »

Swine flu in India, has so far claimed six lives. The latest casualties being a 35-year-old ayurvedic doctor died of swine flu in Pune, while a four-year-old boy lost his life due to this flu in Chennai this morning.

Health Minister, Ghulam Nabi Azad, the Cabinet Secretary K.M.Chandrashekhar and  Health Secretary Naresh Dayal, met soon after two more deaths due to swine flu were reported in the country and discussed measures to contain the further spread of the disease.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had asked the Health Ministry on Sunday to co-ordinate with state governments and take adequate measures to contain further spread of the disease. (more…)