TN to set up H1N1 test centres in major towns

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Chennai, Aug 11: Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday, Aug 11 has decided to set up H1N1 test centres at the major towns in Tamil Nadu, after it witnessed the 4-year-old boy Swine flu death in Chennai.

A review meeting was held which was chaired by the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi to discuss the measures to prevent the Swine Flu spread in the state.

The government has decided to set up Swine flu centres in Madurai, Coimbatore and Tirunelveli. Currently the state has centres only in Chennai and Vellore.

Government also said that so far 7.71 lakh people who have travelled in 4,888 flights were tested of which 54 people were diagnosed and were treated in the state.

The state health department said that the Tamil Nadu government has taken all precautions to scrub the deadly Swine Flu.

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