Preparedness against Swine Flu

Preparedness against Swine Flu

Government has issued advisory to all the State Governments and UTs to step up preparedness for H1N1 Influenza. This includes enhanced surveillance; capacity for laboratory diagnosis; setting up of screening centres in outpatient departments of hospitals; earmarking isolation wards including ventilator beds; stocking of personal protective equipments; to make drug Oseltamivir available and to create awareness among the public for early reporting to hospitals for treatment.