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Two more swine flu deaths in Telangana; 41 victims so far

 Two more persons have succumbed to swine flu in Telangana taking the number of deaths due to the H1N1 virus this year to 41, the state government said today.

Hyderabad: Two more persons have succumbed to swine flu in Telangana taking the number of deaths due to the H1N1 virus this year to 41, the state government said today.

"From January 1 to February 5, 2,212 samples were tested, of which 738 were found to be positive," an official release said.

It said 89 samples were tested yesterday and 20 were found positive for the H1N1 virus.

However, the intensity of the spread of the disease is falling over the last six days.

"The figures are 45, 35, 39, 18, 32 and 20," it said.

The state government has said that enough medicines are available at the hospitals.

"There are enough testing kits for viral transport medium (VTM)," the release said.

Homoeopathy doctors have advised that homeo medicine can also be taken as a preventive measure under guidance of homoeopathy doctors.

Medicines are available free of cost at Government Homeo Hospital, Ramanthapur and all AYUSH dispensaries.

From Zee News

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