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Four detected with swine flu in Chitwan

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan): Four people infected with swine flu have been detected in Chitwan district, adjacent to Indian border, at a time it has been wide spreading in India.

The Chitwan District Public Health Office has confirmed swine flu ´influenza A H1 N1´ among four people in course of lab test of samples sent from Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan.

Vector Control Inspector of the Public Health Office Ram KC said swine flu was confirmed among four out of 43 samples sent to Epidemiology Division Kathmandu since mid-January.

The reports of 43 patients, who were found to have positive results in course of rapid test undertaken in a lab of Bharatpur hospital were sent to National Public Health Laboratory Teku for PCR test.

Some of the swine flu suspected patients are consuming medicines while one among them is completely cured, said the hospital sources.

The District Public Health Office has put high alert measures for the prevention of swine flu outbreak after its infection was detected.

The Bharatpur Hospital has set up an isolation ward with ventilator to provide treatment to the patients with swine flu infection. RSS

Published Date: Thursday, February 26th, 2015 | 11:02 AM

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