Experts in Kolkata have confirmed on Thursday that West Bengal has reported its first swine flu case after a gap of three years. The last case of swine flu in West Bengal was reported in 2009.
‘One sample has tested positive
A 21-year-old woman died due to swine flu at Civil Hospital in Rajkot late on Sunday. The deceased Ranidevi Rai was a native of Bihar and was residing near Aji dam.
Suspecting a swine flu infection, she was admitted to Civil
Swine flu has claimed yet another victim, this time in Amreli of the Saurashtra region.
According to official records, the 50-year-old woman from Gahada, of Bhavnagar district was admitted to the Amreli civil hospital, a few
Civic health authorities in Pune have stepped up screening measures after the spurt in swine flu cases in the city. There have been seven fatalities since January.
A couple of days ago the H1N1 virus in the city claimed a
Researchers in Australia have discovered that the Tamilflu – the most-effective drug against swine flu – might be losing its effect. While currently 2% of the swine flu strains are resistant to Tamiflu, the researchers found
Scientist in Canada have discovered a more effective substance that has shown the ability to destroy the Influenza virus. Simon Fraser University virologist Masahiro Niikura and his doctoral student Nicole Bance are among an
Till now, there have been no drugs that can be called 'effective' in the true sense against the viral flu due to the virus' highly mutating nature. A discovery could spur a new generation of drugs that would be more effective
Shocked by the number of swine flu cases, officials in Jaipur have stepped up their efforts to contain the outbreak. The dreaded H1N1 virus has claimed 21 lives in the city from 2013. A high level meeting was held to discuss the
Three more people in Rajasthan succumbed to the swine flu virus on Friday including a 25-year-old pregnant woman. The six-month pregnant woman was from Barmer and was rushed to a hospital in Jodhpur but she passed away while
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
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
The H1N1 virus claimed one more life in the state on Sunday, taking the total toll to eight, including four in the state capital. A woman, Gayatri Bai from Bina district, had tested positive for swine flu at the Regional Medical
A four-month infant from Malad tested positive for H1N1 on Friday — the youngest positive swine flu (H1N1) case in Mumbai in the last two months. BMC health officials said that the child was suffering from persistent fever and
The total number of swine flu victims in Mumbai went up to 18 after a 72-year old woman form Worli tested positive for the virus. This was the sixth case the city has seen in the last week. “The patient has already been