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Rajasthan: Swine flu claims 127 lives so far this year

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has claimed the lives of 127 people in so far this year.

56 new cases have been reported in the state, taking the tally of patients to 3,564 in 49 days.

Amongst the fresh cases, witnessed the highest number of 18 patients, followed by Udaipur where nine people were tested positive.

Six cases have been reported in Kota and five in Hanumangarh. Four positive cases of were reported from Baran and three cases have been reported from

Two cases each were reported from Bikaner and Dausa. One case each was reported from Ajmer, Tonk, Churu, Alwar, Sikar, Pali, and Dungarpur.

is an caused by one of the several swine (SIV), with the H1N1 strain being the most common across the country. H1N1 virus spreads when an individual touches an infected person or breathes droplets of that are in the air.

The symptoms are the same as the seasonal flu, also known as This includes a cough, sore throat, and

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First Published: Tue, February 19 2019. 00:59 IST