5 H1N1 Cases Reported in a Kerala village. Don't Panic, Says Govt

H1N1 Category A is not considered dangerous, but health authorities are keeping a watch

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5 people tested positive in Karaserry area.
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A team of health officials after visiting Karaserry panchayat, near here, on Thursday said there was no cause of worry, even as five people tested positive for H1N1 (A category).

A large number of students at the Anayamkannu Higher Secondary School was suffering from fever. After preliminary tests, one teacher and four students tested positive for H1N1 (A category). Since then, the health authorities have started an awareness drive in the village council.

After preliminary tests, one teacher and four students tested positive for H1N1 (A category). Since then, the health authorities have started an awareness drive in the village council.

"There need not be any worry. But residents will have to take care and seek medical attention. Four teams of health professionals have gone around the village council. Everything is under control," said a health official.

A week-long holiday has been declared at all educational institutions in the panchayat.

Earlier in the day, Wayanad Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi wrote to State Health Minister K.K. Shailaja seeking her attention in the matter.

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