Around 100 fresh swine flu cases has been reported on Thursday in Delhi. From 1,019 to 1,196 number of people have been affected by the disease this year, according to Directorate General of Heath Services.
Only 205 cases and and two deaths were reported last year.
The Delhi government has asked all its hospital to ensure continuous supply of medicines, vaccine and kits.
Delhi government has issued a healthy advisories prescribing various Do’s and Don’t that should be followed.
The advisory stated that people above the age of 65, pregnant women, patient with lung cancer, kidney diseases, blood disorders, diabetes and HIV/AIDS are more prone to such viruses.
It also stated, “the symptoms include fever and cough, sore throat, runny nose, problem in breathing. Other symptoms may include body ache, head ache, fatigue, chills, diarrhea and and vomiting.
Delhi Government has advised people to wear masks whenever they go out, they also asked if there is any sought of symptoms then people must visit the hospital and get the vaccination done.
Doctors of public and private hospitals are baffled by the spike of the disease. “There is almost a flooding of swine flu in the past two weeks. It is difficult to explain why. May be the virus has mutated,” said Dr. Suranjit Chatterjee, senior consultant in the medicine department at Apollo hospital.
He added, “it is advisable to consult a physician if you have high fever, sore throat, and breathing difficulty”.
According to Hindustan times, most of the swine flu cases in india, are reported from the north indian states of Rajasthan, Delhi and haryana comprising of at least two-third of all cases.