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Athlete OP Jaisha not following doctors' advice of 1-month rest; to start training next week

Athlete OP Jaisha not following doctors' advice of 1-month rest; to start training next week

The athlete was not physically available since August 21 after she had left SAI premises to leave for Kerala, but stayed in Bengaluru.

Rio Olympics after-effects: Marathon runner OP Jaisha also tests positive for H1N1; hospitalised

Rio Olympics after-effects: Marathon runner OP Jaisha also tests positive for H1N1; hospitalised

Jaisha had competed in the women's marathon in Rio Olympics.

Research agency warns of flu epidemic in Russia

Russia's sanitary and epidemiological watchdog Rospotrebnadzor's St. Petersburg branch issued on Friday an order declaring the epidemic in the city.

Swine flu cases in Rajasthan climb to 6,839

The death toll in Rajasthan due to H1N1 climbed to 468 until December 22 this year out of the 6,839 people who contracted the influenza virus, even though there has been a steep decline in reported cases in the last two months.

12 more swine flu cases reported in Rajasthan

Meanwhile, the Rajasthan government has launched an awareness campaign on swine flu in a big way.

Centre, Delhi govt confer how to tackle swine flu

With the onset of swine flu season, Union Health Ministry today asked Delhi government to come out with a mechanism to fix rates for testing H1N1 samples to help minimize expenses and stop overcharging common people.

Man dies of swine flu in Delhi

 Mahesh Gupta who was undergoing treatment for swine flu (H1N1) died here at the Safdarjung hospital this week.

10 swine flu cases reported in Rajasthan

 At least 10 people in Rajasthan have been found positive for swine flu (H1N1), a health department official said on Wednesday.

States told to gear up against swine flu

H1N1 cases have been reported from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Telangana.

Amid dengue crisis, Delhi govt prepares for swine flu

With the change of season, Swine flu warnings have been on the rise and Delhi government gearing up with prevention preparations.

Here`s how our soft palates help flu to spread

A new study has revealed how flu viruses gain the ability to spread.

After dengue, health experts warn Delhiites of swine flu

Even as Delhi grapples with dengue crisis, health experts have warned that citizens may next be confronted with the deadly swine flu, which is likely to hit the national capital with change of season.

Three Swine Flu cases detected in Telangana

At least three cases of Swine Flu (H1N1) were reported in the city and other districts of Telangana over the last one week, officials said today.

Mumbai's swine flu death toll in August reaches 13

Swine flu has claimed two more lives in the city, taking the total number of deaths due to the disease this month to 13.

Woman succumbs to Swine Flu in Andhra Pradesh

A 35-year-old woman died of Swine Flu while undergoing treatment for the viral disease at a private hospital here, a health department official said here today.

Swine flu led to huge financial burden on patients: Study

The outbreak of H1N1 in India in the opening months of the year had a huge socio-economic impact with the expenditure incurred by patients on their treatment being 17 to 62 times of India's monthly per capita income, according to a study.

Three in Kerala diagnosed with kala azar

Three migrant labourers in the state have been identified with kala azar or 'black fever', said Kerala health authorities.

Artificial heart lung machine cures swine flu affected child in India

Doctors in India has successfully treated a 12 year old swine flu patient using the artificial heart lung machine.

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.