Swine flu claims two lives in Telangana

Hyderabad: Two persons have died of swine flu in Telangana this month.

In the current season from September one till September 12, 158 samples have been collected, out of which 25 were found to be positive.

“Number of deaths because of other complications and Swine Flu as on date is two,” Health, Medical and Family Welfare Department said in a statement.

Sufficient stock of medicines is available at all teaching, district and area hospitals, it said, adding, there are enough testing kits for viral transport medium (VTM).

Institute of Preventive Medicine (IPM) is also providing free testing services to all in-patients from private hospitals, it said.

The statement said Homeopathy doctors have also advised that people can also take Homeo medicines as a preventive measure under guidance of a Homeopathy doctor.

Medicine is available free of cost in Government Homeo Hospital at Ramanthapur here and all AYUSH dispensaries, the Department said.