Swine flu patient dies in city

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Oct 2017 11:31:27


 

Staff Reporter,

In city, on Sunday, one patient of swine flu died in a private hospital of the city. Name of the patient is Indra Sahu, 55 years, suffering from swine flu. Her sample of nasal-swab tested positive. Many swine flu suspected patients are found every day. On Sunday, the district health authorities received samples of five swine flu suspected patients that were sent to virology lab for testing. No sample test report was received from any virology lab.


The climate is becoming cold and it is conducive for swine flu and it is the reason why more swine flu suspected patients reach private and Government hospitals for treatment.


Dengue: 23 samples of dengue suspected patients were received that were tested through Eliza equipment. Of them, 15 tested negative and 8 samples tested positive. Not only the swine flu, dengue patients are also more in different parts of the city despite continuing dengue larvae survey. Chikungunya is also by the same Edice mosquito. Same mosquito causes Dengue.


Chikungunya: There were 15 samples of Chikungunya suspected patients tested through Eliza test in pathology labs. Of them, 13 samples tested negative, while 2 samples tested positive.