Swine flu: Maharashtra & Gujarat in danger,1094 deaths in India:Swine influenza is an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza viruses it is also known as H1N1 influenza. Its main symptoms are fever, sore throat, headache, cough, runny nose, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting.
In India swine flu is becoming the major problem with 22,186 cases of swine flu India witnessed till August 20 and the highest number of witnessed across the country are recorded in Maharashtra with 4,245 cases
Till now swine flu has taken life of total 1094 people in last eight month. A data shows which is released by the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday. It says that Swine flu has claimed 342 lives in last three weeks. The latest data shows that Maharashtra and Gujrat are most affected by Swine flu with cases of 437 and 269 deaths, respectively.
Around 22,186 cases have been witnessed by India till August 20, Maharashtra has become the recorded state with 4,245 cases of swine flu, highest in the country. Another state Gujarat recorded 3,029 swine flu cases . Other states that have the highest number of swine flu until August 20, 2017, are Karnataka (2,956) and Kerala (1,374).
Telangana government is saying that, One hundred cases of swine flu infection have been registered in the state since August 1. However, the state has not reported any death due to the swine flu infection this month. Delhi that has recorded 1,719 H1N1 infections and five deaths, BJP has requested Lt Governor Anil Baijal for declaring a medical emergency.Between all this Delhi BJP leader Manoj Tiwari alleged the ruling AAP government is only issuing “political statements” instead of taking steps to prevent the disease.
As per the data by the Union Health Ministry shows that, 342 people have died in August alone as compared to six deaths in the same period last year.A data also show that September and October are the peak month in which this viral influenza likely to spread more than other months of the year.The worst cases of swine flu are recorded in pandemic years of 2009-10 when this viral influenza has killed over 2,700 people and affected around 50,000 others.