Girl tests positive for H1N1, eight others quarantined

A two and half-year-old girl of Tikilipada village in Orissa`s Sundargarh district tested positive for swine flu positive, while eight others have been quarantined at home.

Rourkela: A two and half-year-old girl of Tikilipada village in Orissa`s Sundargarh district tested positive for swine flu positive, while eight others have been
quarantined at home, officials said.

The girl, was admitted to the Ispat General Hospital here on Tuesday, was suspected to have contacted the virus from her aunt, who died of H1N1 at VSS Medical College
Hospital recently, they said.

The girl is recovering, Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) Sundargarh B K Kindo said.

Eight others of Bargaon block have been quarantined at home after they showed symptoms of the flu.

PTI

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