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Swine flu: Spike of H1N1 Influenza in Delhi; 1,066 cases reported last month

Swine flu: Spike of H1N1 Influenza in Delhi; 1,066 cases reported last month

The spurt in swine flu cases at this time of the year has come a surprise since the infection mostly peaks in the postmonsoon season and early winter. 

Swine flu: H1N1 virus kills 600 in first half of 2017; symptoms, prevention

Swine flu: H1N1 virus kills 600 in first half of 2017; symptoms, prevention

About 12,460 people have been affected by swine flu till July 9, 2017, and 600 people have died due to the H1N1 virus.

How birds become immune to influenza decoded

How birds become immune to influenza decoded

The study shows that, after an infection, mallards become partially immune and resistant to influenza infections to which they are later exposed.

Flu vaccine during pregnancy doesn't increase autism risk in child: Study

Flu vaccine during pregnancy doesn't increase autism risk in child: Study

A new study suggests that there is no link between pregnant women having influenza during pregnancy and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in children.

Vaccination in morning more effective: Study

 Flu vaccinations, when administered in the morning, can prove to be more effective than in afternoon and can induce greater and protective antibody responses, finds a study.

Easy home remedies for fast flu relief!

Since flu is highly contagious, the illness can occur in individuals of any age.

Vaccines for adults: What you need to know

Here are some essential vaccines that adults need to take.

Influenza: Over 8,500 birds culled in govt farm in Tripura

Influenza: Over 8,500 birds culled in govt farm in Tripura

More than 8,500 chickens and ducks were culled and 10,500 eggs destroyed.

Breathe easy: 5 tips to prevent stuffy nose this winter season

Check out these easy tips to prevent stuffy nose this winter season.

New protein target to help fight flu

Thanks to the comprehensive analysis of these 'OMIC' databases, 20 previously unknown host molecules that promote the growth of influenza A viruses have been discovered.

New vaccine strategy shields high-risk cancer patients from flu

Even though patients with multiple myeloma and other plasma cell disorders may receive an annual flu vaccine, studies show that a one-time flu shot does not offer adequate immune response.

Swine flu virus still in air in parts of country

 Swine flu virus, which caused an influenza pandemic in 2009-10, continues to circulate in the air causing sporadic outbreaks in various parts of the country.

Delhi's toxic air: How to keep safe from respiratory infections!

As the pollution levels rise in winter, chances of acquiring respiratory infections also increase simultaneously.

Chicken resistant to avian flu will emerge: WHO expert

 Viruses in birds will live for many years but when they move to hosts, there will be deadly reaction, says expert.

High dose influenza shots more effective in older people

Apart from being more effective, the shots also reduce risk of hospitalization.

Flu shot reduces risk of stroke

A new research shows that chances of having a stroke fell by around a fifth in the first 59 days after receiving the flu jab.