Swine flu death toll at 24 in West Bengal

A middle-aged man from Hooghly district Friday succumbed to swine flu, taking the death toll across West Bengal to 24 since January, a senior official of the Health department said.

Swine flu toll inches towards 1,900; number of cases touches 32K

Swine flu claimed the lives of 33 more persons pushing the toll towards the 1900 mark, while the total number of persons affected by the H1N1 virus touched 32,000.

Health Ministry launches anti-tobacco advertisements featuring Dravid

Health Ministry on Thusday launched anti-tobacco public advertisements and posters featuring former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid with an aim to encourage millions of young tobacco users to refrain from the deadly habit.

Swine flu claims 36 more lives, over 19,000 affected

Swine flu has claimed 36 more lives raising the toll to 1,041 even as the number of people affected by the H1N1 virus in the country breached the 19,000 mark on Saturday.

Man dies of swine flu, 9 more tested positive in Jammu

A middle-aged man Friday died of swine flu here, taking the death toll in the city to five, while nine people have tested positive for the disease.

One more succumbs to swine flu; toll reaches 7 in West Bengal

Another person succumbed to swine flu in the state taking the toll to seven since January even as the number of those infected by the disease in the 24 hours crossed the 100 mark.

Set up task force on swine flu: LS member

Concerned over the spread of swine flu virus in the country, a Lok Sabha member Friday demanded setting up of a task force which would suggest ways to prevent the disease as well as course of treatment.

Swine flu toll rises to 62 in Punjab, Haryana

The death toll due to swine flu in Punjab and Haryana has touched 62, officials said here Friday.

Swine flu claims 9 more lives in Gujarat, as toll reaches 256

Swine flu claimed nine more lives in Gujarat, taking the toll to 256 since January this year.

73 new cases of swine flu in UP

As many as 73 new cases of swine flu have surfaced in Uttar Pradesh taking the total number of people affected from the contagious disease to 522 even as there was no report of any death due to it in the state in the past 24 hours.

Swine flu deaths breach 1000 mark, 40 more succumb

Swine flu deaths have breached the 1,000 mark with 40 more people succumbing to the H1N1 virus while the number of those affected crossed 18,000 Friday with the government admitting that it was facing a shortage of laboratories for testing of the disease.

Swine flu claims 34 more lives, more than 15,000 affected

Swine flu has claimed the lives of 34 more persons raising the toll to 875 across the country even as the number of affected people breached the 15,000 mark Tuesday.

Swine flu scare: 21 more die, toll reaches 833

 The deadly swine flu has claimed the lives of 21 more people as the toll reached 833 across the country while 14,484 people have been affected by H1N1 virus. 

31 more die, swine flu death toll rises to 774

Swine flu deaths continued unabated in the country with 31 more people succumbing to the H1N1 virus even as the total number of affected persons neared the 13,000 mark.

Two labs get notice for overcharging for swine flu test

The Delhi government Saturday issued notices to two private laboratories for overcharging suspected swine flu patients for their screening tests, an official said.

Nadda inaugurates IGRT, Robotic Centre in Chandigarh

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda Sunday inaugurated two patient care facilities -Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) and Robotic Assisted Surgical procedure at PGIMER here.

191 swine flu deaths reported in India in January 2015

 Swine flu has claimed 191 lives in the country in January alone with Telangana reporting the highest number of cases of people afflicted with the H1N1 virus followed by Delhi, the government said today.

Health Ministry to put spl stress on breast, cervical cancer screening

The Union Health Ministry is going to come up with new guidelines which will focus on ensuring wider cervical and breast cancer screening in India even as doctors say that women are becoming increasingly vulnerable to these diseases.

Swine flu: Nadda asks people not to panic, says Health Ministry ready to tackle situation

In the wake of a sudden spurt in swine flu cases from across the country and deaths being reported in the first two weeks of January, the Centre on Saturday cautioned that there was no need to panic over the situation.