Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 08:57
A mutant form of the H7N9 flu virus that is resistant to frontline drugs is just as contagious as its non-resistant counterpart, according to a lab test reported on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 18:11
Researchers, including Indian-origin scientists, have discovered a new way to combat flu by identifying chemical agents that block the virus`s ability to replicate itself in cell culture.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 13:29
With the new bird flu that has emerged in China, drug resistance has been detected in patients infected.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 16:31
A new Australian research has revealed that the swine flu virus that infected more than 37,000 Australians and killed 186 people in 2009 is now resistant to key flu medicine Tamiflu, raising fears a new outbreak may be difficult to fight.
Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 13:04
A discovery could spur a new generation of drugs that would be more effective against the flu virus than current drugs.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 17:14
With swine flu claiming one more life, eight people have so far succumbed to it in Madhya Pradesh.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 16:26
Using computer chips of a type more commonly found in games consoles, researchers have revealed how the swine flu virus resists anti-flu drugs like Relenza and Tamiflu.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 18:18
With swine flu cases being reported from various parts of the country, the Delhi government Tuesday said hospitals in the capital were prepared to deal with the virus.