Athlete OP Jaisha tests positive for H1N1


Indian marathon runner OP Jaisha, who contended at the simply finished up Rio Olympics, has been tried positive for H1N1 infection, otherwise called swine influenza. The news came two days after kindred runner Sudha Singh, who took an interest in the ladies' 3000 meter steeplechase occasion in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, was additionally determined to have the same infection.

Prior this week, the 33-year-old Jaisha had set off a national shock when she claimed that the Indian authorities did not organize water and caffeinated drinks amid the race under brutal warmth. A national record holder, Jaisha had swooned toward the completion line in the wake of finishing the race in 89th position with a planning of 2:47:19.

Who behind the Scorpene leak? Investigating

"Jaisha, who landed in Bengaluru with fever and body hurt, has been hospitalized at the Fortis clinic at Bannerghatta, according to the data I had gotten so distant from SAI specialists," Sports Authority of India Regional chief Shyam Sunder told. It was a "burdensome assignment" for SAI powers to persuade her to get her blood tests tried at the state-run Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases (RGICD).

She, be that as it may, consented to give her blood tests for testing yesterday after the state wellbeing authorities persuaded her, Sunder said. "It was a burdensome assignment to persuade Jaisha to get her blood tests tried at the virology foundation. She disregarded our directing and moved out of the SAI premises on August 21 in the wake of applying for leave," he said. Rather than making a beeline for her local state Kerala, Jaisha stayed in Bengaluru and until Wednesday, she was not physically accessible to the wellbeing and SAI authorities, Sunder said. "

At long last, after she was found yesterday, the state wellbeing authorities went to her and persuaded her to get her blood tests tried," he said on Thursday. The consequences of the specimens, sent to RGICD on Wednesday, was submitted on Thursday which tried positive for H1N1, Sunder said. Sudha Singh was the primary competitor to have been tried H1N1 positive and has been hospitalized since August 20.

Sudha, when she touched base from Rio, was experiencing treatment and drug for suspected Zika infection. She had taken an interest in the steeplechase rivalry at Rio. In May, Sudha softened the national record up ladies' 3000m steeplechase occasion to complete eighth in the second leg of the prestigious Diamond League Meet in Shanghai.

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had issued a definite counseling to every one of the competitors and bolster staff in perspective of the Zika infection alarm in Brazil. Zika is a mosquito-borne infection which can bring about injuring birth surrenders furthermore influences neurological framework.

For latest hindi news, click here