Kerala Recorded 11 More Cases of H1N1

Kerala Recorded 11 More Cases of H1N1Kerala has recorded 11 more cases of H1N1 and it has asked the Centre to send an expert team to conduct an epidemiology study of swine flu in the state. The health department officials stated that about 11 new H1N1 cases have boosted the total number of people affected by the virus this month to 47.

About six cases were reported from Thiruvananthapuram, two from Ernakulam and one each from Kollam, Malappuram and Thrissur, as per the H1N1 monitoring cell of the Health department. The Centre has been urged to dispatch more H1N1 preventive medicine on immediate basis.

Since the outbreak of swine flu last year, it has taken the toll on two 48 people in the state. About more than 9,700 reported at the Government and private hospitals for treatment of other types of viral fever. This caused worry in many parts of the state.

Health department sources revealed that measures had been taken to check the spread of the disease and that people need not panic, as the situation is under control.