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Swine flu diagnostic centre proposed: Telagana and Andhra

Proposals were made to establish swine flu diagnostic centre in Adilabad or Nizamabad, as the districts share border with Maharashtra-where a high number of swine flu patients have died.

Published: 25th August 2017 07:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th August 2017 07:45 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD:  Proposals were made to establish swine flu diagnostic centre in Adilabad or Nizamabad, as the districts share border with Maharashtra-where a high number of swine flu patients have died. Out of the 929 deaths in India from January 1 to August 13, 404 were recorded in Maharashtra, 190 in Gujarat. In Telangana, 18 died till August 23. On Thursday, 11 samples tested positive.

Since the Telugu state shares a border with Maharashtra, officials are worried that the flu infection might spread to people in bordering districts. 

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