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Assam CM denies report about swine flu death

Guwahati, Aug 22 (PTI) Four people tested positive for swine flu even as Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today denied media reports about the death of an 18-year-old girl due to H1N1 virus in the state. "The reports about a swine flu death in the state is not based on fact. There has been no such death in the state," Gogoi told reporters here. "So far 77 persons have been screened of which four have tested positive, 56 reports have been found to be negative," Gogoi added. All the four were now undergoing treatment. Gogoi also assured the people that there was no need to panic as his government was taking all precautions and there was sufficient stock of medicines. Sunu Baishya, a higher secondary student and resident of Tezpur had yesterday complained of severe headache and fever.

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