Odisha: Health Dept Rules Out Swine Flu Scare

**Bhubaneswar: ** The Health and Family Welfare Department has ruled out any imminent scare of Swine Flu in the State. The latest case of a patient who was diagnosed with the disease reported at a City-based hospital is keeping well.

“It was a one-off case and the patient is stable. The virus remains in the environment and affects people who have weak immunity. At present, there is no need to panic,” Director of Health Services, DrBraja Kishore Bramhasaid.

Since last year a number of cases of were reported in Odisha, the department is fully prepared to meet an emergent situation. “The H and FW department has adequate number of diagnosis kits and medicines available,” DrBramha added.