GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare
DEPARTMENT 0F HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.3490
TO BE ANSWERED ON MAY 8, 2012
Outbreak of H1n1
3490. SHR1 RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state?
(a) The number of deaths reported due to H1N1 in the last one year, State-wise;
(b) The steps Government has taken or proposes to take to counter this situation?
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(SHRI GHULAM NABI AZAD)
(a): The number of reported deaths, Statewise for the year 2011 is at Annexure.
(b): The action plan, guidelines and print and visual media materials created in the wake of the pandemic in 2009 are available with the State Governments. 45 laboratories (26 in Government sector and 19 in private sector) have capability to test samples for H1N1. Adequate stock of Oseltamivir, the antiviral drug, is available. An advisory has been sent to all States and UTs to gear up the State machinery for screening and isolation facilities including critical care. States/UTs have also been advised to follow guidelines on triage, categorization and testing of patients.
Laboratory Confirmed Deaths due to Pandemic Influenza A H1N1: State/UT-wise
(Jan, 2011-December, 2011)
Andaman & Nicobar
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Jammu & Kashmir
Lakshadweep & Minicoy islands