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14 dead in Ludhiana due to swine flu

In Himachal Pradesh, as many as 16 people have died.

Feb 06, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

New anti-viral composition effective in combating influenza A viruses

Influenza, a contagious respiratory illness that infects the nose, throat and lungs.

Dec 26, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

Delhi govt issues advisory to schools about swine flu

The Delhi government has issued an advisory to schools asking them to spread awareness among students about the symptoms of swine flu and preventive measures.

Sep 15, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

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. 

Aug 19, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Swine flu kills 208 in Gujarat this year, over 900 hospitalised

As per the release, 1,883 people across the state were found to be infected with H1N1 between January 1 and August 15 this year.

Aug 16, 2017, 23:26 PM IST

Kerala govt to hold mass cleanliness drive, all-party meet

Kerala government on Wednesday announced a series of measures, including operation of mobile clinics and a mass cleanliness drive, to meet the situation following the spread of various types of fevers which have claimed over 100 lives so far.

Jun 21, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Swine flu scare in summer? Researchers discover new strain in India as H1N1 cases continue to rise

The Michigan strain, which has been in circulation in the USA for the last two years, has been identified in Hyderabad and other other parts of India.

Apr 11, 2017, 11:31 AM IST

H1N1 cases on the rise in Coimbatore; four more reported

As six persons are already undergoing treatment in the hospital, four more, including two women were admitted last evening, hospital sources said.

Feb 04, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Delhi, beware! Swine flu danger on the rise in the national capital as temperatures fall

Since the symptoms of swine flu are exactly what one suffers in a normal flu, it is hard for the influenza to be detected and diagnosed.  

Dec 23, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

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.

Aug 31, 2016, 16:47 PM IST

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.

Aug 26, 2016, 00:47 AM IST

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.

Jan 23, 2016, 10:13 AM IST

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.

Dec 25, 2015, 00:07 AM IST

12 more swine flu cases reported in Rajasthan

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

Oct 27, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

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.

Oct 13, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

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.

Oct 09, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

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.

Oct 07, 2015, 23:19 PM IST

States told to gear up against swine flu

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

Oct 07, 2015, 20:52 PM IST

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.

Oct 06, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

Here`s how our soft palates help flu to spread

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

Sep 24, 2015, 09:25 AM IST