swine flu in himachal 2016

First swine flu case reported in Kullu

The confirmation of the first swine flu case in Kullu has forced the Health Department to take pro-active measures to prevent the possible outbreak. Dr YD Sharma, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Kullu, said a woman (40) was referred to the IGMC, Shimla, as a suspected swine flu case on January 5 and later reports had confirmed the flu. He added that 17 persons, who came in contact with the woman, were given treatment.

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