Monday, March 26, 2012

Swine flu case detected in Gujarat, India

Anand: A confirmed case of swine flu (H1N1 influenza) was reported in Rampura locality of Bakrol in Anand -- the first in Gujarat after the previous nation-wide outbreak of the epidemic.

"Ghanshyam Rathore (26) tested positive for swine flu, and his wife, mother and father are being given prophylactic treatment," District Health Officer SB Shah said.

The health officials have also started administering Tamiflu to the family members as a precautionary measure, he said.

Rathore, who got married on March 12, developed fever, cough and cold soon thereafter. He got admitted to a private hospital three days ago. Source