Manipur reports first swine flu case

Imphal: Manipur reported its first swine flu case, a senior Health department official said. A 35-year-old woman of Imphal East district was suffering from the H1N1 virus. She is admitted in a private hospital, Principal Secretary Health Suresh Babu said on Tuesday.

Manipur reports first swine flu case. Representation pic onlyManipur reports first swine flu case. Representational pic

The woman was detected to be suffering from swine flu on March 5 after fluid samples of three persons suspected to have been infected by the H1N1 virus were sent to Mumbai for testing, Babu said.

The principal secretary Health said all precautionary measures have been taken up to prevent spread of H1N1 virus in the state and necessary drugs have also been procured in sufficient quantity.

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