Tomato flu: Intense testing on TN-Kerala border

Two medical officers are leading the team to check passengers, particularly children, of all vehicles, official sources said on Tuesday.
Tomato flu: Intense testing on TN-Kerala border
AP

CHENNAI: As a step against spread of the tomato flu in one of the districts of neighbouring Kerala, a medical team is carrying out tests to those entering Coimbatore for fever, rashes and other illness - symptoms of such flu - at Walayar on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border.

Two medical officers are leading the team to check passengers, particularly children, of all vehicles, official sources said on Tuesday.

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Also, a 24-member team has been formed to check the children, aged below five, in anganwadis, the sources said.

According to health officials, Kollam alone reported 82 cases so far.

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