Swine flu cases are increasing day by day. After a gap of 11 days, 9 people have shown positive signs of swine flu.
DyCMHO Dr. Raghavendra Rai said that 9 more patients have tested positive for swine flu. Out of these 9 patients, 8 are females. 6 out of these 8 females are teachers from St. Teresa School, Udaipur. the situation has shocked everyone. Dr.Vinay Joshi of MB Hospital said that 74 year old nun from St.Teresa school is in a very bad shape. She has been admitted to the swine flu ward. The other 5 ladies are under medication at their own residence. Medical department had decided to visit St.Teresa School on Friday for a check up of all students. It was decided that doses of Tamiflu drug will be given to all the students in school.
In the last 15 days, swine flu has claimed a number of lives. 57 year old Anil Mehta resident of Bhuwana passed away on 4th August. 20 year old pregnant woman Tina from Neemuch and 55 year old Mohini Meghwal from Dhariyawad on 14th August also lost their lives to swine flu. The others who tested positive are 53 year old woman from Goverdhan Vilas, 44 year old woman from Ambamata, 38 year old man from Fatehpura. From St.Teresa nuns who have tested positive are in the age group of 30, 46, 56, 62, 63 and 74. Dr.Rai said that others will also be given doses of Tamiflu in the areas close to St.Teresa School.
Swine flu is claiming lots of lives. Do not ignore symptoms of cold, cough, allergies, bodyache, fever, nausea, fatigue etc. and consult doctor immediately. Swine flu patients and their family members must keep their faces covers with mask. The patient should not move out in public areas so as to avoid spreading the infection.