Two swine flu patient confirmed in Orissa

{ Posted on Aug 19 2009 by }

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On tuesday Orissa was added to the national swine-flu patient list with two cases being confirmed at  Balasore and Rourkela. The victims who are identified of carrying these dreaded disease are Amit Kumar Singh, final year mechanical engineering student at NIT in Rourkela and Ratikanta Nayak of Soro in Balasore.

A total of 24 suspected patients samples had been sent to Kolkata for swab test out of which two patients mentioned above got positive test.As soon as the news has been confirmed on telephone, special care is being taken for the  affected patients.

Likely sources said that, Singh has been recently recently returned from Nagpur.He had undergone diagnosis after showing likely symptoms of swine flu.Ratikanta Nayak who was working in Mumbai has returned few days ago.

Health Minister Prasanna Acharya has assured of taking the necessary steps to stop spreading this disease to other areas.He also added that the there is no need to panic.Utmost care is taken to fight with H1N1 virus and patients are been taken proper care.

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