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Swine Flu: Three Dies, toll mounts to 53 in Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Feb 04, 2015

In the last 24 hours in Rajasthan three more persons succumbed to Swine Flu, with this the death toll rises to 53 in Rajasthan.

One person each of Chittorgarh, Jaipur and Kota died in government-run hospitals in the last 24 hours, an official of the state medical and health directorate said, referring to a report compiled at directorate. Meanwhile, Jaipur Collector Krishna Kunal has directed schools not to conduct morning assembly sessions till February end, an official spokesman said.

The medical and health minister also directed hospitals to submit test reports online within 12 hours. Leaves of doctors and medical staff have been cancelled in view of the exigency, minister RS Rathore said.

The Medical and Health Directorate (MHD) has also set up a control room for swine flu and started telephone lines for patients, the official said. Senior officers at the directorate with medical degrees have been sent to all district headquarters to monitor and provide aid to patients who report to government hospitals, he said.

The MHD was working round-the-clock on 11 points to prevent swine flu’s spread and for its treatment said by State and Health Director Dr Meena.

Src: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/swine-flu-claims-3-more-lives-toll-mounts-to-52-in-rajasthan/articleshow/46109271.cms

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