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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109
Volume 12, Issue 2, September 2014 pp 397-398
Management of swine flu epidemics
Inayath Ali Badusha
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Sri Muthu Kumaran Medical College Hospital & Research Institute Chennai—600069 Tamil Nadu INDIA.
Swine flu was pandamic in 1918 and 1989-90 in the year 2009 the disease was wide spread throughout the world. All the governments are worried that they have to safe guard the population. there was travel restriction in the air and train-rail routes etc. at the airport and railway stations all the travellers were screened for symptoms of H1N1 by the specially trainne medical personnel. H1N1 was the cause of loss of many lives. During the 2009 epidemic the author has screened about 450 cases out of this 395 were positive for H1N1. he treated all the positive cases with the drug tamiflu and broad spectrum antibiotic when needed. He shares his experience for future guidance.