Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday iterated that it was equipped to deal with swine flu, the announcement came a day after neghbouring Maharashtra reported its fist death due to the pandemic.
“No swine flu case had been reported from anywhere in the state so far,” said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while adding that authorities have been asked to keep a watch on the movement of people coming into MP from states affected by the disease.
The chief minister informed reporters that a state-level control room has been commissioned at the Jai Prakash Hospital in the state capital to deal with the dreaded disease.
He said that an adequate stock of Tamiflu tablets, protective masks and diagnostic kits was being maintained at medical college hospitals and added that guidelines had been issued to all Chief Medical Officers, civil surgeons and government medical colleges.
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