H1n1

  • Suspected case of swine flu in Kota alerts officials May 22, 2014

    A 34-year-old man was admitted to a hospital in Kota with suspected swine flu symptoms, prompting the health officials to initiate a drive in the district to check the spread of the disease. Rajesh Saxena, resident of Dadabari area, was admitted at a private hospital here and is suspected to be...
  • Vizag: Swine flu claims second life this year April 1, 2014

    Swine flu claimed its second victim in the city this year with the death of a 27-year-old man at a private hospital on Tuesday, health officials said. "The man, who was infected with H1N1 virus, died at the hospital located in Gajuwaka area this morning. He was from Sriharipuram locality in...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Pregnant woman dies of Swine Flu January 29, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A 27-year old pregnant woman on Wednesday died of swine flu at a private hospital, becoming the first victim of the disease in the country this year, officials said. The woman, who was tested positive for H1N1 virus succumbed to the disease this morning after undergoing treatment for nearly a...
  • Swine flu claims ninth victim in Bhopal August 20, 2013

    A 32-year-old man, who worked as a cameraman with a local news channel, died of swine flu at Bhopal, hospital on Tuesday. The deceased, Santosh Joshi, had been admitted to a private hospital about a fortnight back and was diagnosed with swine flu. Joshi, who was on a ventilator, succumbed to...
  • Swine flu virus now resistant to current medicine Tamiflu March 18, 2013

    Melbourne: Swine flu virus may be now resistant to key medicine Tamiflu, raising fears a new outbreak may be difficult to fight, Australian research has warned. While just 2 per cent of swine flu (H1N1) strains around the world are resistant to Tamiflu, the Australian research found mutations in all...
  • Gujarat: More people succumb to swine flu, death toll crosses 100 March 13, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Two people have succumbed to H1N1 virus in various parts of Gujarat in the last 24 hours, the death toll due to swine flue death has risen to 103 even as as many as 133 persons are undergoing treatment at various hospitals. "While one person each from Amreli, Bhavnagar...
  • Is the swine flu H1N1 virus evolving? March 9, 2013

    Mumbai: North India has borne the brunt of the swine flu virus this year. New Delhi has reported the maximum cases, with 1,150 cases in two months alone. Rajasthan has reported 549 cases but the highest number of casualties, with 115 swine flu deaths. Gujarat has reported 260 cases and...
  • 45 new swine flu cases in Delhi, total reaches 615 February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: As many as 45 new cases of swine flu cases were reported in New Delhi on Thursday, taking the total number of those infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus to 615, an official said. "Forty five people have tested positive for swine flu but there have been no...
  • 2 more Swine Flu cases reported in Delhi, toll rises to 11 February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Two more deaths due to Swine Flu have been reported in the national capital, taking the death toll to 11 this year. Almost 510 people have tested positive till now. Meanwhile, two critical cases and one death has been reported from Pune, the epicentre of the outbreak a few...
  • Swine flu claims 30 lives in two months in Gujarat February 20, 2013

    Ahmedabad: As many as 30 people have succumbed to the deadly swine flu virus in the past two months across the state, while 99 others tested positive for the disease, health officials said on Tuesday. Six deaths have been reported in the city so far this year, the health department of...
  • Delhi: 37 more swine flu cases detected today February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Thirty-seven more people have been detected with H1N1 virus on Monday, taking the total number of swine flu cases in the national capital to 457. With the death of two more people on Saturday, the number of people succumbing to the virus is nine this season. According to hospital...
  • Full list of Swine Flu testing centers in India February 18, 2013

    There has been a sharp surge in the number of Swine Flu cases in most parts of North India. Apart from Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan have also seen a sudden spike in the viral disease. With 54 deaths, Rajasthan has seen the maximum casualties this year, followed by Haryana,...
  • Sixty more swine flu cases in Delhi, 420 infected February 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Sixty people tested positive for swine flu in New Delhi on Sunday, taking the number of people infected by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus in the capital to 420, an official said. "Sixty people tested positive for swine flu but there have been no deaths today (Sunday)," a doctor...
  • Swine flu claims 23 lives in Gujarat; 82 under treatment February 14, 2013

    Gandhinagar: Swine flu has claimed 23 lives in Gujarat since the onset of winter and 82 patients are being treated, the government said on Wednesday. "There have been 23 deaths due to swine flu in the state since the latest outbreak of the disease this season. 82 people are being treated...
  • Swine flu: 91 dead across country, Rajasthan worst hit February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Swine flu has re-emerged in India and cases are rising across the country, with Rajasthan being the worst hit state so far. However, health authorities have said there's no reason to panic. As many as 246 people have tested positive for H1 N1 and 54 people have lost...
  • Symptoms of swine flu, 91 deaths in 2013 February 11, 2013

    Swine Flu has resurfaced in the country with 456 cases and 91 deaths since the start of the year. Though the weather is conducive for the virus to spread fast, doctors are saying there is no need to panic just yet, the virus has lost its teeth and...
  • People living in crowded environments are more vulnerable to Swine Flu: Dr Monica Mahajan February 7, 2013

    How to prevent Swine Flu and what to do if one is infected? Dr Monica Mahajan, physician at Max hospital joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the subject. Q. What are the symptoms of swine flu? What are the precautions which can be taken? Also, in the recent times people...
  • Swine flu kills 3 in Delhi, 1 in Gurgaon February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Four people have reportedly died because of swine flu in the national capital region. The Delhi government has confirmed that three people have died in its hospitals, while one person has died in Gurgaon. Several other cases have been confirmed of flu or the H1N1 virus as it is...
  • Swine flu claims one more life in Indore, toll up at 7 October 8, 2012

    Indore: 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, a district health official said on Monday. A 28-year-old man from Jalapura village near here was admitted to a private hospital on...
  • Swine influenza cases on the rise in India October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The end of the monsoon season has once again resulted in a spurt of cases of swine influenza, also knows as swine flu, across India. Pune is the worse affected city in the country. 226 people were affected by the H1N1 infection killing 9 between June and September...
  • August sees a spurt in H1N1 cases in Mumbai August 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Concerns about swine flu are making a comeback to the city with six new cases reported on Wednesday. With the latest detections, the total number of infected patients this month has climbed to 43. Of this 25 tested positive for H1N1 influenza in the last four days, while 12...
  • Kerala: Two H1N1 patients die, more cases reported July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Two people who had tested positive for swine flu died in Kerala on Sunday. Officials say 14 more cases have been reported, taking the total to 359 since January this year. The Department of Health claims it has stepped up measures to test, detect, and treat the infection. According...
  • Kerala: Oppn demands action on H1N1, other diseases June 11, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Opposition walked out of the state assembly in Thiruvananthapuram on June 11, alleging the state government's inaction on tackling diverse diseases like dengue, H1N1, malaria and jaundice across the state, caused by undisposed waste. Seeking leave for an adjournment motion, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator V Sivankutty lashed...
  • Swine flu claims one more life in Tamil Nadu April 25, 2012

    Madurai: A 55-year-old woman succumbed to swine flu at Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai on Tuesday taking the A (H1N1) virus toll in Tamil Nadu to three this month. Kaliammal, who had been suffering from throat pain, cough and fever for the past few days, was admitted to the hospital on...
  • How to protect yourself from swine flu April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Swine flu has spread across the country with hundreds of cases being reported. By far, 689 cases of H1N1 have been reported from 11 States so far. Given the rising concerns, here are some steps to protect yourself from swine flu. - Avoid crowded places and if that is...
  • Swine flu situation under control, says Govt April 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Some good news amidst the gloom. Doctors in Gujarat have confirmed the second death in the state due to swine flu. But there is some good news - The National Institute of Virology in Pune says the transmission rate has dropped. Gujarat has recorded its second death...
  • Gujarat: 57-year-old dies of swine flu April 11, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Swine flu claimed another life in Gujarat. 57-year-old Yasmeena Bano Hussain died in an Ahmedabad hospital on Tuesday night. This was the second death in the state in three days. A 52-year-old man had died in Rajkot on Saturday. More than 25 people have died of swine flu in the...
  • 52-year-old dies of Swine flu in Rajkot April 8, 2012

    Rajkot: A 52-year-old man died due to swine flu at Rajkot Civil Hospital, officials said on Sunday. This is the first reported death from swine flu in the state after the previous nation-wide outbreak. Manhar Dodiya, admitted to the isolation ward of the hospital on March 31, died on Saturday night, hospital...
  • Pune worst-hit by swine flu with 260 cases in all April 7, 2012

    Pune: With 11 swine flu deaths and 260 cases in all, Pune has become the epicentre of the outbreak this season. The virus has spread to eight other states including Andhra Pradesh which has reported nine deaths, maximum numbers after Pune. Pune has once again earned the dubious distinction of...
  • Bangalore: Health Department to combat H1N1 April 7, 2012

    Bangalore: Following the recent death of a 43-year-old woman to H1N1 influenza, the State Health Department said it was well-prepared to tackle the virus attack with adequate stock of vaccines. On March 27, the victim died at a Hebbal-based private hospital, where she was admitted on March 24. Mission Director of...