Manipur records first swine flu case as 35-year-old woman dies of H1N1

Manipur reported its first swine flu case, a senior Health department official said. A 35-year-old woman of Imphal East district was suffering from the HINI virus. She is admitted in a private hospital yesterday, Principal Secretary Health Suresh Babu said.

The woman was detected to be suffering from swine flu on March 5 after fluid samples of three persons suspected to have been infected by the HINI virus were sent to Mumbai for testing, Babu said.

 Manipur records first swine flu case as 35-year-old woman dies of H1N1

Electricians in protective suit due to swine flu at the Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad, India. Representational Image. AP

The principal secretary Health said all precautionary measures have been taken up to prevent spread of HINI virus in the state and necessary drugs have also been procured in sufficient quantity.

PTI

Updated Date: Mar 11, 2015 14:12:22 IST