After coronavirus, the latest flu in the news is the swine flu, affecting 6 supreme court judges. Know everything on this update
When the whole nation was getting in line with the coronavirus outbreak, affecting several lives in India and overseas, swine flu is back in the race. A recent update mentions that 6 Supreme Court judges are declared positive with the swine flu virus. Authenticating this statement, Justice DY Chandrachud announced in court saying, "six judges from the Supreme Court are down with swine flu (H1N1 virus). In regards to the same, a meeting was held with the Chief Justice SA Bobde to look for remedial measures for the same." Supreme Court Bar Association president Dushyant Dave, post the emergency, stated that a dispensary is underway in the Supreme Court for immunization and vaccination to prevent this outbreak further.
Amid the outbreak of coronavirus, swine flu again strikes back with several cases detected already. As known to everyone, H1N1 flu or the swine flu happens due to direct or indirect contact with pigs. However, the whole theory changed when people started getting infected despite being away from pigs. Some common symptoms of swine flu include fever, sore throat and chills. It is common for people to take swine flu as seasonal flu due to its similarity in symptoms. It acutely affects young people, young children and pregnant women. Symptoms of swine flu occur within 1 to 7 days after becoming infected with the virus.
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Prevention is certainly better than cure. Hence, read below to understand basic tips to keep safe from the H1N1 virus:
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If you are experiencing the symptoms mentioned above, these essential homecare tips can come handy for timely treatment:
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