Swine Flu

  • Vizag: Swine flu claims second life this year 01-04-2014 04:23 PM

    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...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Pregnant woman dies of Swine Flu 29-01-2014 05:29 PM

    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...
  • Swine flu claims ninth victim in Bhopal 20-08-2013 05:56 PM

    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...
  • MERS: The next big threat? 17-07-2013 01:52 PM

    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 (MERS-CoV) as well? The World Health Organisation has warned that this novel virus is...
  • Newly discovered virus kills 45 worldwide 17-07-2013 10:55 AM

    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...
  • Is the swine flu H1N1 virus evolving? 09-03-2013 07:32 PM

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  • Swine Flu returns to NCR, three deaths reported 07-02-2013 11:56 PM

    The state health minister called an emergency meeting on Thursday. ...
  • After Mumbai, Pune coping with dengue, flu cases 27-10-2012 11:16 AM

    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 face-off between city fathers and civic administration. Concerns are being expressed over about 300 dengue cases reported in the city during the...
  • Top health stories of 2010 31-12-2010 12:02 PM

    From India's first indigenous Swine flu vaccine to a superbug named after India, catch the top health news of 2010. ...
  • Ten dead as H1N1 flu returns to Britain 12-12-2010 12:57 PM

    London: The H1N1 swine flu virus which swept the globe last year has returned to Britain with 10 people dying in the last six weeks, health officials said on Saturday. Britain's Health Protection Agency said the 10 deaths had occurred in adults all under the age of 65, most of...
  • H1N1 threat still lurks, doctors concerned 23-11-2010 07:23 PM

    The world is in a post pandemic phase of swine flu but doctors are concerned as winter approaches. ...
  • India finally comes up with its first swine flu vaccine 18-10-2010 03:25 PM

    Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech, a city based biotechnology firm, on Monday announced the launch of India's first indigenously developed cell culture H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine under the brand name HNVAC. HNVAC is the vaccine manufactured in cell culture, a highly sterile and controlled manufacturing process instead of eggs, the company said...
  • Swine flu set to hit Delhi hard again 27-09-2010 03:52 PM

    Delhi's worries continue to grow as swine flu is all set to make a comeback to the national capital. ...