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Fears of AH1N1

Nov 3, 2010 11:06:38 AM - itnnews.lk

There are signs of a resurgence of the AH1N1 virus. The Health Ministry has called on the public to be vigilant.

The Ministry says that the main symptom of the disease is fever which may last for about one week. When the disease becomes serious, there is a difficulty in consuming food and taking liquid. The Health Ministry said there have been 15 new cases of swine flue reported since the end of September. The Ministry announced that it is preparing to contain the outbreak and has already dispatched the necessary vaccines and medication to treat the A1H1 influenza to all State Hospitals. The common symptoms of the flu are high fever, cough and throat aches.