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Swine flu toll rises to 112 in Rajasthan

On Monday 79 new cases of Swine flu were identified in Rajasthan, according to results delivered by the health department of the state.

Deaths of five people were recognized in the state – one each in Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Udaipur, and Chittorgarh - resulting the death casualties to 112 in a period of a month (from January 1 to February 11).

Swine flu toll rises to 112 in Rajasthan
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On Monday 36 cases were registered positive in Jaipur, nine in Barmer, four in Jhunjhunu, three each in Dausa, Bikaner, Ganganagar and Udaipur, two each in Sikar, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Kota, Nagaur, Ajmer and Rajsamand, and one each in Bhilwara, Baran, Bharatpur, and Alwar.

Swine flu is a virus precipitated by one of the considerable swine influenza viruses (SIV), with the H1N1 strain being the most usual in the country.

H1N1 virus expands when a person comes in contact with an infected or breathes droplets of coughs and sneezes that are in the environment.

The major symptoms of Swine flu are identical to the seasonal flu, also known as viral fever which includes cough, sore throat, and body ache.

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