Swine flu swabs sent improperly packed by Hyderabad hospitals

Central Health officials have found out that private hospitals in Hyderabad have improperly packed the swine flu testing swabs. The central team observed that the samples were sent in an open cardboard box and not in a vaccine kit. The cold chain procedures were not observed either to keep the swabs at the required temperature. The central team has remarked that this matter has been dealt with seriously and all hospitals have been warned to follow proper guidelines.

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