Andhra MP contracts swine flu
Hyderabad: Kothapalli Geetha, a member of parliament in Andhra Pradesh, has been diagnosed with swine flu.
The MP from Araku is undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Visakhapatnam.
She was admitted four days ago with breathing problem. Her blood sample was sent to Institute of Preventive Medicine (IPM) in Hyderabad and it tested positive for H1N1 virus.
Doctors said the condition of Geetha is stable and she would be discharged in a couple of days.
Geetha was elected as YSR Congress party candidate but later declared support to Telugu Desam Party.
Swine flu claimed four lives in Andhra Pradesh during January. About 30 positive cases were reported from different parts of the state.