Suspected swine flu cases in Assam test negative

Guwahati, Aug 10 (PTI) Three suspected cases of swine flu in Assam have tested negative, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here today.

The three were admitted to Mahendra Mohan Choudhury Hospital here after they developed swine-flu like symptoms, he told reporters.

Isolation wards have been set up in all the three medical college hospitals in the state, Gogoi said, adding that there was adequate stock of Tamilflu available with the health department in case of an outbreak of the disease.

"Directives have been issued for screening of passengers coming from the affected states and abroad," he said.

The government will train 100 doctors to deal with the disease, Gogoi said.