Shimla: While almost no case of swine flu has been reported in rest of the country during last few months, Kapvi, a fur-flung area of Shimla district, is reportedly under the spate of deadly H1N1 virus as four people from the place have tasted positive for the virus. Two teams from the Health department and IGMC were rushed to the village, who collected six samples for swine flu and out of which four were found positive.
Health minister Dr Rajiv Bindal on Tuesday said that a team of doctors and para-medical staff was sent to Kupvi from Shimla, keeping in view the gravity of the situation. He said the team was equipped with medicine and other equipment to cope with the situation. He further said that besides a team from Sirmaur district consisting of medical specialists, macro biologist and para-medical staff has also been deployed in the area.