3 year old baby positive for H1NI in HP


A three year old baby today was tested positive to H1NI virus at Indira Gandhi Medical College Hospital in Shimla town suddenly surging the swine flu cases to twelve this year, senior medical superintendent of IGMC confirmed. Senior Medical Superintendent Dr Ramesh Chand said that three years children who was hospitalized in the IGMC was tested positive for the fatal virus H1N1.


He said that baby patient was under the treatment in the hospital who were rushed to here from Kasumpti outskirt of this capital town yesterday was found positive today.  He said that two patients have been died of swine flu and other are under supervisions of hospital . A team of doctors were rushed to those areas where large number of cases are pouring in. A team of Medical experts were send to Kupvai of Shimla district day before yesterday after couple of cases were registered in the hospital from the region.


The mysterious disease were mainly outbreak in the month of winter however it is rare time when large number of cases are pouring in in the peak summer season. During last years as many as 35 patients died of swine flu as more than 250 patients were treated and found positive for the swine flu. State have two pathological labs at IGMC Shimla and Dr. RPGMC at Tanda were patients were referred from regional and zonal hospital. He said that fatality were occurred in those patients they were hospitalizing delayed or in some cases the test found positive H1NI virus aftermath of their succumbing in.

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ML Verma is a Senior journalist, with more than a decade of experience of active reporting for electronic media, news agencies and fast paced online media.

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