Hyderabad: Upon the request made by Telangana CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao to PM Narendra Modi and Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda, a team visited yesterday to help the State in the wake of rapid spread of Swine Flu.
Yesterday, KCR, held meetings with the doctors, officials and private hospital managements, said this year, deaths due to the Swine Flu is 19 and patients undergoing treatment at 20-30. Central team visited Gandhi hospital and discussed the situation with doctors about Swine Flu; they said there is no scarcity of medicines to treat the virus so there is no need for panic.
Gandhi Hospital, swine flu coordinator, Dr. Narasimhulu said, the team has appreciated the measures taken at the hospital and they made suggestions with regard to wearing of masks among others.
He added, at Gandhi hospital there were no fresh death has been reported, 34 people are undergoing treatment. He announced several measures, including officials committee to monitor the situation and appointment of an IAS officer as nodal officer for every district. Accordingly, the IAS officers reached the district and held reviews with officials of the districts concerned.
Bandaru Dattatreya, Union Minister for Labour, visited Gandhi hospital and enquired about the facilities and condition of patients.