Swine Flu Update

I had an opportunity to meet with the local State Health Secretary while on a TV show.  I walked him through the issues I faced and some simple solutions they can use.  So here is what the government has done:

1. Patients can be tested in multiple location including private hospitals with better amineties

2. Local testing lab in Bangalore to be used for faster testing

3. Increasing equipment to Rajiv Gandhi hospital – including masks

4. They have talked to St. John’s hospital and other medical professional to kick off a training program for all health workers

In addition I was lucky to meet Dr. Sanjiv Lewin from St. John’s who

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