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Swine flu in India: Jaipur records two cases

Jaipur, Jan 04 : Two cases of swine flu were registered in a hospital in Jaipur. The administration of Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur came into action where special wards have been opened and a special team of doctors have been deputed to treat swine flu cases. Additional Superintendent of the hospital, Ajit Singh, said that the two cases were registered within a week. (Read: Swine flu in Kota: Year claims first victim)

Swine flu is caused by the H1N1 virus. H1N1 symptoms are similar to those produced by other influenza viruses - fever, cough, sore throat, body aches and respiratory problems. Swine flu is transferred from one person to another by coming in contact with body fluids like nasal droplets of infected person. Crowded places, unhygienic conditions are hub of this virus and such places should be avoided. (Read: Symptoms of swine flu could be minor fever with breathlessness, says IMA)

Risk groups include pregnant women, people suffering from pneumonia and other respiratory diseases, people suffering from chronic diseases, people more than 65 years of age and children below two years are more susceptible to this virus.

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With inputs from ANI

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