Rajasthan News

Swine Flu: Seprate Opds for Patients in Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Jan 31, 2015

In the last one month, the Swine flu has claimed 27 lives in Rajasthan. The Rajasthan government has worried about a sudden rise in deaths because of this disease, and decided to set up separate out-patient departments (OPD) in government hospitals for patients with symptoms of Swine flu.

a senior official of the state medical and health department says that “These OPDs will be set up in all the government hospitals across the state. Besides this, we will start door-to-door screening in and around the areas from where swine flu patients have so far been found,”

A team of doctors will visit the areas where cases of swine flu have been detected and will screen the patients suffering from cold, cough and fever. “Samples of patients having symptoms of swine flu will be collected from these areas and will be sent for test,” the officer added. In six government medical colleges across the state medical tests is free for the people having symptoms of swine flu.


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