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  • New swine flu with ‘pandemic potential’ discovered in China: Report

    New swine flu with ‘pandemic potential’ discovered in China: Report

    The development comes as the world is still struggling to contain the COVID-19 pandemic that originated in China's Wuhan city last December.

    June 30, 2020
  • Swine flu outbreak: How to protect yourself from H1N1 virus

    Swine flu outbreak: How to protect yourself from H1N1 virus

    One of the most prevalent and contagious viruses, H1N1 has three categories - A, B and C. While A and B categories need home care, category C requires immediate hospitalization and medical intervention as its symptoms and outcomes are extremely severe and could result in death.

    February 24, 2019
  • Dengue, swine flu new health threats in Himachal Pradesh

    Dengue, swine flu new health threats in Himachal Pradesh

    These very hills of Himachal Pradesh were once known for their salubrious environment, clean air and water which attracted scores of ailing people to come and recover.

    February 16, 2019
  • Indore reports first swine flu death of 2018

    Indore reports first swine flu death of 2018

    A 35-year-old woman died of swine flu here, the first H1N1 fatality reported in the city this year, an official said on Saturday. Asha Pandit, district in-charge of the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), said the woman, who was receiving treatment for H1N1 virus, died on Friday at a private hospital here. The woman, a...

    January 27, 2018
  • Swine flu hits Rajasthan hard, says Official

    Swine flu hits Rajasthan hard, says Official

    The highly-contagious swine flu virus has hit Rajasthan hard as so far 253 deaths have been reported since the start of this year in the state, an official said on Tuesday. “From the start of this year till December 26, 253 people have died due to swine flu in the state. Besides this, 3,380 have...

    December 27, 2017
  • Woman dies of swine flu in Indore

    Woman dies of swine flu in Indore

    A 48-year-old woman today died of swine flu taking the toll due to H1N1 virus infection to 36 in the city this year. The woman hailing from Shajapur district died during treatment at a private hospital where she was admitted 10 days ago, Asha Pandit, district in-charge of the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), said....

    October 23, 2017
  • Safdarjung hospital reports 1st dengue death this season

    Safdarjung hospital reports 1st dengue death this season

    The death of a 27-year-old woman, who was undergoing treatment for dengue at Safdarjung hospital, is reportedly the first case of a patient succumbing to the viral disease in the hospital this season. A resident of Gurgaon, the victim had been suffering from high fever when she was admitted to hospital on 23 September, said...

    October 5, 2017
  • 28 deaths so far due to swine flu in MP

    28 deaths so far due to swine flu in MP

    Two more persons died of swine flu in Madhya Pradesh, taking the death toll due to the disease in the state to 28, an official said on Thursday. Health Department Director K.L. Sahu said the patients died between July 1 and August 31. Official sources said 14 patients were undergoing treatment in government hospitals and...

    August 31, 2017
  • Swine flu death toll reaches 343 in Gujarat

    Swine flu death toll reaches 343 in Gujarat

    With five more deaths reported in the last 24 hours due to swine flu, the number of death on account of the infection in Gujarat since January has risen to 343. As per the bulletin issued by the state Health Department, five persons infected with H1N1 virus died in different parts of the state in...

    August 29, 2017
  • 15 people die due to swine flu in Punjab

    15 people die due to swine flu in Punjab

    After the death of 15 person due to Influenza A H1N1 (swine flu) in the state, the Punjab government on Thursday decided to establish ‘flu corners’ in government hospitals in every district. A total of 278 suspected cases of H1N1 has been reported, out of which 75 cases were found positive in 2017. Out of 75 confirmed...

    August 17, 2017
  • 11 more swine flu deaths in Gujarat; death toll 201 since January

    11 more swine flu deaths in Gujarat; death toll 201 since January

    With 11 more swine flu deaths in Gujarat on Monday, the death toll due to the disease since January has risen to 201, even as 145 new cases have been reported from across the state, officials said. According to official figures, as many as 1,754 H1N1 cases have been reported so far, with 913 people...

    August 15, 2017
  • 753 swine flu cases in Delhi

    753 swine flu cases in Delhi

    Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said 753 cases of swine flu (influenza H1N1) were reported between January 1 and August 6, adding that enough stocks of medicine were available to tackle the disease. The Minister told the house that 365 dengue cases, 246 chikungunya cases and 356 malaria cases were also reported in...

    August 10, 2017
  • H1N1 claims five lives in Mumbai this month

    H1N1 claims five lives in Mumbai this month

    Five persons have died of the H1N1 influenza virus and two succumbed to leptospirosis here in the last two weeks, the city civic body has said. The rise in cases of influenza has been a cause of worry, especially during the monsoon season, for the civic health officials. According to a statement issued by the...

    July 18, 2017
  • H1N1 claims 3 more lives in  2017 toll mounts to 10

    H1N1 claims 3 more lives in  2017 toll mounts to 10

    Three more patients have succumbed to the H1N1 influenza virus in the city, taking the death toll to 10 this year, a senior civic official said on Saturday. The three deaths caused by the air-borne disease occurred last week, the official said. The virus has now killed 10 people in Mumbai since January 1. With...

    June 24, 2017
  • No swine flu in Delhi, says government; Gangaram reports 4

    No swine flu in Delhi, says government; Gangaram reports 4

    Swine flu has affected 69 people in the national capital but claimed no lives this year, the Delhi health department said on Wednesday. However, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), a leading private hospital, has reported four swine flu-related deaths. "No death due to swine flu has been reported in the capital… 69 confirmed cases of...

    May 17, 2017
  • Swine flu claims second life in Mumbai, state toll reaches 196

    Swine flu claims second life in Mumbai, state toll reaches 196

    Swine flu has claimed its second victim in the city this year with the death of a 72-year-old woman from Kurla at a hospital here, while as many as 196 people have succumbed to the infection across the state so far in 2017, an official said. The woman died at Kohinoor Hospital on May 12,...

    May 16, 2017
  • Health authorities suspect mutation in swine flu virus

    Health authorities suspect mutation in swine flu virus

    The health authorities in Telangana suspect that the H1N1 virus, that causes swine flu, may have mutated. The state is witnessing swine flu cases even in the summer season though it is not unusual, an official said. “Most probably yes, due to the high replication rate there could be an antigenic drift which could have...

    April 16, 2017