NICD team inspects swine flu cases in Hyderabad

June 7th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI  

Hyderabad, June 7(ANI): A Central Government deputed team of analysts and experts from National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) arrived here on Sunday to inspect the six confirmed cases of swine flu.

The team visited the Government Chest Hospital to review the symptoms, treatment and precautions taken by the hospital administration.

“They have scrutinised all the arrangements made here. They are very much satisfied and we had dialogue with them regarding the sample sending. How to send the samples early and also communications things,” said Dr. Sudhakar, the medical specialist at the Government Chest Hospital.

Out of the nine cases of Swine flu reported in India, seven have been from Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

A four-and-a-half-year-old girl has been reportedly tested positive for influenza in Hyderabad. It is suspected that the virus might have been transmitted to the girl through her brother, who was tested positive earlier in the week. (ANI)

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