H1N1 flu: More suspected cases reported in N K

Initiative to disseminate preventive steps on mobile phones


A H1N1 patient in Honnavar is recovering. District health  officer M N Angadi told Deccan Herald, that all the seven suspected cases in Dharwad are recovering.

In Bijapur, nose and throat swab of five suspected patients including a young girl have been sent for test. In Talikote, a 30-year-old man, has been admitted to Al-Ameen Medical Hospital. “As he was suffering from pneumonia, We have started treatment for H1N1 as a precautionary measure,” said H1N1 monitoring district nodal officer Dr Lakkannavar.
A young girl who is suspected of carrying H1N1 virus during the screening at Kanamadi check-post has been sent to district hospital.

Corporate world
At a time when the nation is panic-stricken due to H1N1 influenza, the corporate world too is coming forward to help people from the deadly virus. However, the assistance never comes for free.

Assistance
For instance, one of the leading telecom majors in the country, has offered assistance to its customers. It has decided to provide ‘H1N1 prevention tips’.

It has announced that the customers can dial a number  to get the prevention tips.
It has been campaigning aggressively   inviting customers to get themselves protected from H1N1. However, this information does not come free, and the subscribers would have to pay Rs 3 per day.

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