Swine flu sees an upswing during winters. Nearly 500 cases of the viral disease have been reported from across the country this season. But doctors and experts say that there is no need to panic and the infection can be avoided
While there have been 132 deaths and 708 cases of swine flu across the country during the current year, the Central Govt feels that it’s ‘well under control’ and that they were monitoring the situation. The worst hit state
A swine flu patient died while 33 people tested positive for the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the national capital on Tuesday, taking the toll to four and total number of cases to 154 this year, an official said. The health
The National Institute of Virology in Pune has confirmed the swine flu virus hasn’t mutated since 2009. Viral sequencing revealed that the strain hadn’t mutated and the virus is still susceptible to Tamiflu tablets. The
The swine flu count continues to rise in Delhi with 21 people testing positive for the virus on Sunday. Cases were reported from Safdarjung, Ram Manohar Lohia, Max Hospital, Apollo Hospital and Fortis, VasantKunj. An official
Researchers have developed a method to identify the cause of epidemics, based on online reports about the symptoms, the season and the ratio of cases to fatalities. Using data from the Internet outbreak reporting system
Bangladesh has been put on high alert following the death of at least 95 people in India due to swine flu or A/H1N1, officials said. ‘We're on alert as a precautionary measure against the H1N1 influenza,’ Benazir Ahmed,
It looks like swine flu is back in Mumbai with two people from Mulund testing positive for the dreaded H1N1 virus on Saturday. ‘The patients have been receiving treatment at home and are both stable,’ said Dr Mangala
With four people tested positive for swine flu on Friday, the total number of people infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the national capital rose to 64, an official said.
‘Four people were tested positive for swine
Authorities in the Kashmir Valley, issued a Swine flu alert as doctors said the H1N1 virus was present in some parts of the local community. ‘In 2008-2009, we had 53 cases of H1N1 virus which tested positive for the disease.
The Delhi government on Thursday directed its 17 hospitals and five private hospitals to gear up for treatment of patients with swine flu after three deaths and 57 cases of the disease were reported in the capital in 2013.
Swine flu season is back and this time it’s the doctors who are falling victim to the dreaded H1N1 virus. Five docs in Chandigarh’s Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32 were confirmed to be H1N1 positive. Though
A man died of swine flu infection at the super specialty Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Soura , hospital sources said on Tuesday. The sources told IANS that the man died on Monday although doctors at the
Chandigarh reported four fresh cases of swine flu taking the total number of cases in the city to 18. In order to contain the situation the health department is emphasising on providing chemoprophylaxis to the high risk contacts