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Assam gears up to fight H1N1

The Assam government is taking a slew of measures to battle with the killer swine flu which has already taken a toll of 17. Addressing press conference, Assam health minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma said 100 doctors are undergoing a two day special training in Guwahati to offer efficient treatment. He said these doctors would be dispatched in various places. Separate isolation wards would be set up one each in the three medical college hospitals in Dibrugarh, Guwahati and Silchar by Thursday, he said adding that these isolation wards would be available in Jorhat, nagaon, Tezpur, and Kokrakjar.

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