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Mutations in humans can make bird flu a pandemic

Last Updated: Friday, June 22, 2012, 12:53

A new research has suggested that it might be possible for human-to-human airborne transmissible avian H5N1 influenza viruses to evolve in nature.

Flu `Holy Grail` comes closer to reality

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 19:15

The pandemic 2009 H1N1 vaccine can generate antibodies in vaccinated individuals not only against the H1N1 virus, but also against other influenza virus strains including H5N1 and H3N2.

H1N1 discovery could pave way for universal flu vaccine

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 08, 2012, 17:03

Researchers have found a potential way to develop universal flu vaccines and eliminate the need for seasonal flu vaccinations.

Flu study that sparked censorship row is published at last

Last Updated: Thursday, May 03, 2012, 08:29

Scientists who created a mutant virus to explore a key aspect of influenza published their research.

920 cases of swine flu reported this year

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 18:57

Admitting that cases of pandemic influenza-A H1N1 have re-surfaced in States of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu, the Government said a total of 920 cases, including 57 deaths, had been reported across the country this year till April 18.

Swine flu death in Mumbai

Last Updated: Friday, April 13, 2012, 14:11

Last week, three people were tested positive for Swine flu in Mumbai, bringing the total of swine flu or H1N1 patients in the city to 12.

`No mutation of swine flu virus`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 18:05

The health ministry Wednesday denied reports of swine flu virus H1N1 having mutated and said the situation was under control.

Two more die due to H1N1 in Karnataka

Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 18:30

Since January, 531 samples were tested for H1N1, out of which 82 tested positive.

Two persons test positive for Swine flu in Vizag

Last Updated: Sunday, April 08, 2012, 20:55

In 2009, five persons had died of Swine flu out of 29 cases reported in the district, while in 2010, four deaths were reported.

Swine flu death in Rajkot, Gujarat

Last Updated: Sunday, April 08, 2012, 15:47

This is the first reported death from swine flu in Gujarat after the previous nation-wide outbreak.

Swine flu claims first victim in Himachal

Last Updated: Saturday, April 07, 2012, 22:09

Swine flu claimed its first victim in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday with a 55-year-old woman succumbing to the fever.

First swine flu death in Himachal

Last Updated: Saturday, April 07, 2012, 18:51

A 55-year-old woman, who tested positive for swine flu, died in Shimla.