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Alert sounded in UP after 17 swine flu cases reported

IANS  |  Lucknow 

The government has alerted all districts about the virus after 17 cases were reported in the past week, officials said on Thursday.

According to the government, so far 17 cases of have been reported from across the state. Among the affected, a 46-year-old patient hailing from Rae Bareli, passed away on Wednesday.

officers across the state have been asked to ensure that isolated wards are set up in hospitals for patients affected by H1N1.

The has also asked officials from the department to make sure that awareness programmes are run so that people are sensitised about the and its symptoms.

Laboratory tests for are conducted in the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow; SN Medical College, Agra; GSVM Medical College, Kanpur; in Gorakhpur and at three other places in the state.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 18:30 IST
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