New Delhi, Feb 25: Five judges of the Supreme Court of India have been affected by Swine Flu which is caused by H1N1 virus.
In order to curb the situation in the apex court, following preventive measures were immediately undertaken by the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
The First Aid Post (FAP) of CGHS was strengthened at the Supreme Court premises.
All the judges were provided treatment as per the protocol. Prophylactic Treatment was also given to all who have come in contact with them including their family members.
All five judges were kept in home isolation. Of these, three Judges have already resumed their duty and two continue to be under home isolation/observation and are recovering.
The court rooms and residences are being sanitised.
Awareness regarding preventive measures was disseminated to all concerned.
A H1N1 sensitization workshop for lawyers and other staff members will also be conducted by the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare at Bar Council of India office tomorrow i.e. February 26, 2020.