SWINE FLU

  • 5th swine flu case detected in Indore September 23, 2014

    Indore: With a 25-year-old woman testing positive for swine flu, the number of those infected with the H1N1 virus in the district this year has risen to five, a senior health official said. The woman, a resident of Manikbagh area, was admitted to a private hospital on September 18 after...
  • 37yearold man dies of swine flu in Indore June 18, 2014

    A 37yearold man from Nashik died of swine flu at a private hospital in Indore. The man, who had arrived here on a personal visit to his inlaws' home, was diagnosed with suffering from swine flu on June 12, Government Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) head Dr GL Sodhi said. He...
  • Suspected case of swine flu in Kota alerts officials May 22, 2014

    A 34yearold 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...
  • Swine flu claims first life in Kota this year May 15, 2014

    Swine flu claimed its first victim in the city this year with the death of a 25yearold man at a private hospital today, health officials said. Vinod Sen (25), teacher of a government school in Khatkad village in Bundi district, died of swine flu while undergoing treatment at a private hospital...
  • After three cases of Swine Flu, a survey to be carried out in Jodhpur April 28, 2014

    After detection of three cases of Swine Flu and reports of two deaths in a month in Jodhpur, the district administration has geared up for a detailed survey in order to not only check the virus from spreading and acquiring fatal proportion but also to make the people aware about...
  • 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 27year 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 32yearold 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...
  • MERS: The next big threat? July 17, 2013

    If you've seen the movie 'Contagion' , you'll know how fast a virus can spread and how deadly it can be, but will this be true for the newly emerging virus, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERSCoV) as well? The World Health Organisation has warned that this novel virus...
  • Newly discovered virus kills 45 worldwide July 17, 2013

    Mumbai: A newly discovered SARS like virus has killed 45 people worldwide. The virus, which has been discovered around Gulf countries, is worrying scientists as they are not able to ascertain the origin and nature of the virus. After swine flu and avian flu, Mers a new mutated strain...
  • Swine flu kills 158 people in Gujarat in 2013 March 31, 2013

    Rajkot: With Gujarat registering 158 deaths in the last three months, it along with Rajasthan are the worst hit states by swine flu this season. The isolation ward at Rajkot's civil hospital in Gujarat has been witnessing a steady flow of swine flu patients over the past few months. In...
  • Swine flu death toll rises to 12 in Indore March 23, 2013

    Indore: With the death of one more person, the number of swine flu deaths in Indore has gone up to twelve since January 2013, a medical officer said on Saturday. A 35yearold man from Sukhaliya Colony, who was admitted to CHL hospital here on March 20, died of swine flu...
  • 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: Thirtyseven 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 spreading its tentacles, claims more lives across country February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Two fresh cases of swine flu were reported in Noida, Uttar Pradesh; one person died in Rajkot, Gujarat, while the number of cases rose to 37 in Faridabad, Haryana, on Saturday. The state of Uttarakhand is on high alert. The state has not reported a single case of...
  • Swine flu: 91 dead across country, Rajasthan worst hit February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Swine flu has reemerged 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 8, 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...
  • Swine Flu returns to NCR, three deaths reported February 7, 2013

    There have been at least three deaths due to swine flu in Delhi so far this year. The state health minister called an emergency meeting on Thursday. ...
  • 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...
  • After Mumbai, Pune coping with dengue, flu cases October 27, 2012

    Pune: With a surge in Swine flu deaths in recent months, the health scenario in Pune is further compounded with the spread of dengue cases leading to a faceoff between city fathers and civic administration. Concerns are being expressed over about 300 dengue cases reported in the city during the...
  • 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...