Swine flu claims 2,335 lives

Swine flu has claimed the lives of 2,335 people across the country till April 21 and although World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the pandemic to be over, it has said that the virus would continue to circulate as seasonal influenza, Government told the Rajya Sabha said.

Two-minute test can predict avian flu outbreaks

An Indian-origin researcher along with colleagues from University of Guelph in Canada has developed a simple and effective tool to predict avian flu outbreaks on chicken and other bird farms in barely two minutes.

22 swine flu cases in Odisha

 A doctor in Odisha has tested positive for swine flu, taking the number of those infected by the H1N1 virus to 22 in the state, an official said on Monday.

40 new cases of H1N1 in Uttar Pradesh

Over 40 new cases of swine flu were reported from across Uttar Pradesh since Saturday, health officials said on Monday.

Centre assisting states on swine flu, Delhi HC told

The central government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has been assisting state governments affected by swine flu, by providing logistic support for drugs and masks.

Maharashtra govt to bear swine flu treatment cost: Fadnavis

With swine flu increasing in alarming proportions in the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said all hospitals have been directed to provide free treatment to patients under its "Mission Mode" to contain the epidemic.

Swine flu death toll reaches 234 with 9 more deaths in Rajasthan

Death toll due to dreaded swine flu has risen to 234 with nine more deaths in Rajasthan in the last 24 hours.

Congress workers distribute medicines to combat swine flu in Gujarat

Congress party workers distributed free masks and medicines to residents in Gujarat as a precautionary measure to fight swine flu.

9 trainee IPS officers test positive for swine flu in Hyderabad

 Nine trainee IPS officers at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy here have tested positive for swine flu.

23-year-old pregnant Delhi woman dies of swine flu

A 23-year-old pregnant woman, who was infected with swine flu after getting admitted to a city hospital during her pregnancy, has died, an official said Friday. This was the seventh death due to the viral disease in the capital.

Mamata assures steps to control Swine Flu infection

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said her government is seriously working towards controlling the spread of Swine Flu infection in the state.

Swine flu patients in MP being treated free of cost: Govt

Madhya Pradesh Government on Thursday told the state Legislative Assembly that swine flu patients in the state are being provided medical help and treatment free of cost.

Jammu SP dies of breathing disorder; swine flu suspected

A superintendent of police in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday died of respiratory disorder and doctors are awaiting his culture report to ascertain whether his death was due to swine flu.

Swine flu: Delhi govt fixes tests charges at Rs 4500, doubles medicine stock
Swine flu: Delhi govt fixes tests charges at Rs 4500, doubles medicine stock

After it came to notice that pathology labs and private hospitals were taking irrationally high charges for Swine Flu tests of patients showing symptoms of the fast-spreading disease in the national capital, Delhi government on Wednesday held a meeting with private laboratories to fix a rate cap for the tests.

Swine flu: How to protect yourself from the deadly disease?

With swine flu becoming a major health scare, these tips and resources will help you protect yourself and your family from H1N1.

Cong targets Govt over 'failure' to check swine flu outbreak

 Voicing concern over rising cases of swine flu in the country, Congress today accused the government of "criminal negligence" in the matter.

10 persons tested positive for swine flu in Chhattisgarh

As many as 10 persons have tested positive for swine flu in Chhattisgarh in the past one-and-half month while no death has been reported so far due to the deadly H1N1 virus.

Health Minister reviews preparedness of Gujarat on H1N1

 Union Health Minister J P Nadda chaired a high level meeting to review preparedness of Gujarat for H1N1 and to discuss various health issues, at Gandhinagar.

First swine flu case in Himachal Pradesh, 59-yr woman tests positive

A 59-year-old woman has became the first victim of swine flu in Himachal Pradesh after she was tested positive for H1N1 virus, a medical official said here on Sunday.

Pregnant woman dies of swine flu in Telangana

A pregnant woman died while undergoing treatment for swine flu at a premier state-run hospital here, a senior health official said on Sunday.