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India: Swine flu outbreak, death toll reaches 812


New Delhi: Swine flu in India outbreak, which recently with claiming 38 more deaths reaches the death toll 812.


Total number of affected person have crossed 1300, with Rajhistan and Gujrat, becoming the most affected places with 212 and 207 fatalities respectively.

According to the Health Ministry of India, the total numbers of deaths due to this disease have reached 812, while 13,688 people have been affected with the H1N1 virus across the country.

The Union Health Ministry has made ensure that the medicines used for the cure of this disease are easily avail on the chemist shops.


Drug Control General of India (DCGI) has also directed the states to set up a “Swine Flu Drugs Availability Monitoring Cell”, with a designated officer to make sure the availability of medicines.

Swine Flu is also called pig influenza, is an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza viruses. This virus is common throughout pig populations worldwide.

Mostly heart patients, children, pregnant ladies, diabetic patient are likely to be the victim of the disease.

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