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One New Case of Swine Flu Confirmed in Manipur

One New Case of Swine Flu Confirmed in Manipur
July 15
20:54 2017

Manipur Health Minister L. Jayantakumar Singh on Saturday announced that one Pandemic Influenza H1N1 popularly known as Swine Flu case has been detected in Imphal West.

Speaking to the media persons, the minister said that a person who has been admitted to Sija Hospital Langol on 4th June got confirmed suffering from Swine Flu after a series of necessary tests.

The minister asserted that this disease has become less alarming than before as there have been different measures taken up by the Health Department to control and prevent ailing from the Disease. The first case of Swine Flu was detected in the state in 2015, he added.

He also maintained that the Government has taken up necessary steps to fight any new cases. In this regard, Isolation Wards are being reserved in JNIMS and RIMS especially for those suspects who are suffering from this disease. State Surveillance team has been put to operation with the opening of a State Information Cell, the minister added.

The minister appealed the public to be cautious and follow the health tips like washing hands often, avoiding crowded places, drinking plenty of water, plenty sleep, etc. to keep distance from such communicable diseases.


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