02-26-2015, 05:33 PM
The Aligarh Muslim University has stepped up efforts to tackle the threat of swine flu as the disease continued to spread its tentacles throughout the country. The University has so far witnessed new positive cases of swine flu, including one death.
AMU Pro Vice Chancellor Brigadier S. Ahmad Ali (Retd) said, "the situation is under control at the University. We have been taking precautionary measures scheduled. We pray that we can be successful in the fight against it and none of the students are recorded wrong.
"Students should not panic because of the situation and take the necessary precautions. Although classes have been suspended, the extra classes will cover the curriculum."
Classes at the University have been suspended until February 25, 2015. To prevent the spread of viral disease, all activities as seminars, workshops, meetings and elections to the Institute has been postponed beyond orders.
JN Medical College Principal Tariq Mansoor said, "we have distributed more than 1,000 leaflets to educate students. Drugs like Tamiflu and vent are being made available for free. The authorities are trying the best, students must have other half of the responsibility. "