88 swine flu cases reported in Telangana, AP in 2014

Jan 01, 2015, 16:18 IST | PTI

Hyderabad: As many as 88 positive cases of swine flu were reported in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in 2014, a senior health official said here today.

Of them, about 22 cases were reported in last week of December last year, said Dr K Subhakar, nodal officer for the disease here.

Noting that swine flu is not life threatening for healthy people, P Sambasiva Rao, Director of Health of Telangana, said yesterday that the government has taken various steps for checking the spread of the disease.

As many as 10 persons have reportedly died due to the disease in Telangana last year.

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