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Swine flu: Three-month-old baby infected

Updated on: 12-Jan-2017
Swine flu cases returning in the southern state of Telangana, including a fresh death and other complications, a three month old baby in the region has been affected with the virus.

Child is receiving treatment at Hyderabad's Rainbow Hospital. Swine flu: Three-month-old baby infected

State health official said since August 2016, six deaths and 116 cases of swine flu have been registered in Telangana.

According to a swine flu bulletin issued by the state health and family welfare department 2,717 samples had been tested till January 5, of which 107 were found to be positive.

Advising citizens to take precautions like reporting to hospitals upon noticing first symptoms of swine flu like high fever, sneezing cough and body pains, the bulletin said that sufficient stock of medicines and adequate testing kits are available in the state.

It also advised doctors to admit patients and isolate them in case of suspecting swine flu.

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