At least 15 people in Mizoram have been affected by dengue with the health department gearing up to combat the disease.
One more person died of swine flu, taking the death toll due to the virus to seven in Indore division of the state since May this year.
The virus has already claimed two lives, and four other cases of Hantavirus, a rare lung disease, have come into notice.
Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a zoo in Germany after catching herpes from a zebra.
US Scientists have identified a new strain of influenza in harbour seals that could impact human and animal health by causing potential pandemic flu.
Researchers have found a small increased risk in adults of the nervous system disorder, Guillain-Barre syndrome, during the 4 to 8 weeks after H1N1 vaccination.
Scientists have revealed how a promising viral therapy that delivers a double blow to cancer can sneak up on tumours undetected by hitching a ride on blood cells.
This is the first reported death from swine flu in Gujarat after the previous nation-wide outbreak.
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