New Delhi: There is no shortage of swine flu medicine and people need to be alert but there is no need to panic, Health Minister J.P. Nadda said Wednesday.

The minister said in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday that the central government is in touch with all states and regular review of the situation is being done.

"There is no need to panic but we need to be alert," Nadda informed the upper house.

The minister said states have been supplied stock of medicine and other equipments like masks and vaccines and reserve stock is with the government.

"There is no shortage of medicine. We are also maintaining stock of drugs to meet sudden requirement. A panic is being created by reports. I have informed states.
Told them they should have reserve stocks," Nadda said.

The minister was giving clarifications on a statement he made in both houses of parliament Tuesday.