Swine flu toll rises to eight in Odisha

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Sources said that the number of persons affected by dengue and swine flu is also increasing, reported news agency IANS.

Bhubaneswar: The swine flu toll in Odisha rose to eight with four persons succumbing to the disease on Friday.

Earlier, two doctors were tested positive for the virus.

The first dengue victim case was reported on August 9 when 35-year-old daily wager Som Prakash Mishra of Bihar died while undergoing treatment at the same hospital. "Isolation wards have been created in all the district hospitals in the state to tackle the situation", he said adding that, the guidelines issued by the Centre had been forwarded to the authorities concerned in the districts. Swab samples of a doctor working at the Orthopaedic department in Capital Hospital and a junior doctor of SCB, Cuttack, were found positive for the vector-borne disease.

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Director of health services KC Dash said doctors and other staff treating swine flu patients were vulnerable because they come in direct contact with the patients.

"Besides these two deaths, 22 people have tested positive for swine flu since July 1 this year". Ventilators and isolated beds have been arranged in all medical colleges, Capital Hospital and district headquarters hospitals.

"There were no medicine in the Capital city but we have the vaccine now".

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