H1N1 VIRUS

  • 40 more dead as swine flu toll climbs to 1,115 17 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed the lives of 40 more people in the country as the toll from the disease reached 1,115 while the total number of cases breached the 20,000 mark. The Health Ministry said that 1,115 persons have succumbed to the H1N1 virus while the number of those affected...
  • Maharashtra government to pay for treatment of H1N1 patients Yesterday

    As the death toll due to swine flu crosses 1,000, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has instructed private hospitals to treat H1N1 patients even if they can't pay. He said the government will bear the costs. The state health minister is also reviewing situation. ...
  • 34 more fall prey to swine flu; toll climbs to 1,075 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 34 more lives as the nationwide toll from the H1N1 virus touched 1,075 with the number of cases of the disease inching towards the 20,000 mark. Health Ministry figures said that 1,075 persons have perished from the disease while the number of those affected by...
  • Swine flu claims 36 more lives, toll rises to 1,040, over 19,000 affected 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Swine flu has claimed 36 more lives raising the toll to 1,041 even as the number of people affected by the H1N1 virus in the country breached the 19,000 mark on Saturday. As per data collated by the Health Ministry, the total number of deaths due to swine flu...
  • Swine flu claims 51 more lives, over 16,000 affected 6 days ago

    New Delhi: As many as 51 more people have died due to swine flu in the country raising the toll to 926 even as the number of those affected by the H1N1 virus breached the 16,000 mark on Wednesday. According to collated data from the Health Ministry till February 24, 2015,...
  • Swine flu claims 800 lives across India, Ahmedabad prohibits mass gatherings 6 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Swine Flu panic is spreading fast with the death toll crossing 800 in the country. The Ahmedabad district collector has invoked the Criminal Procedure Code's Section 144 on Tuesday, prohibiting mass gatherings without prior permission in order to prevent swine flu, an official statement stated. "It has come to our...
  • Swine flu claims 21 more lives, toll reaches 833 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed the lives of 21 more people as the toll reached 833 across the country while the number of persons affected by H1N1 virus breached the 14,000 mark. According to Health Ministry figures, the total number of persons who have died of the disease till February 22...
  • Public awareness, better hygiene, medical care can fight swine flu February 23, 2015

    Dr H Sudarshan Ballal, Medical Director & Chairman - Medical Advisory Board, Manipal Health Enterprises While the entire nation is gripped by the concern of Swine Flu, it is to be remembered that a right proportion of awareness, vigilance, public health measures and appropriate medical care can reverse this growing trend....
  • Swine flu claims 38 more lives, death toll now 812 February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed 38 more lives in the country taking the death toll to 812 with Rajasthan and Gujarat among the worst hit states with 212 and 207 fatalities respectively, as the total number of affected crossed 13,000. According to Health Ministry figures released on Sunday, the total number...
  • Swine flu scare: As death toll constantly rises, chemists report shortage of medicines February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Chemists are reporting a shortage of swine flu medication at a time when 39 people have died in the country over the last 24 hours and 624 people have lost their lives due to the deadly H1N1 virus in less than two months. However, the government is claiming...
  • Over 596 dead due to swine flu, Centre orders additional stocks of medicines February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The death toll due to swine flu is increasing with each passing day and has claimed over 596 lives this year. Altogether 8,423 people have contracted swine flu this year with Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra are the worst-affected states with their respective tolls standing at 176,...
  • 100 more deaths in 3 days, swine flu toll jumps to 585 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The death toll from swine flu in 2015 has soared to 585 with 100 more casualties reported across the country in three days since February 12, prompting the Centre to order additional stocks of medicines and diagnostic kits. While the total number of swine flu deaths had stood at...
  • Swine Flu spreading tentacles, death toll in just three states rises to 300 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine Flu is assuming serious proportions in the country with more deaths being reported due to the disease in several states in the last few days. The death toll so far in only three states of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh has risen to 300 and...
  • UP: Rise in swine flu cases in Lucknow, CM warns doctors February 15, 2015

    Lucknow: With sharp rise in cases of swine flu in the state capital, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday reviewed the situation and warned doctors and health department staff that any negligence would not be tolerated. Seven new cases of patients suffering from H1N1 virus were reported, taking the...
  • Swine flu outbreak: 12 more die in Rajasthan, toll climbs to 142 February 14, 2015

    Jaipur: Swine flu has claimed twelve more lives in parts of Rajasthan in the last 48 hours, raising the toll due to the H1N1 virus to 142 this year, a senior official of the Medical and Health Directorate said. Three persons on Saturday succumbed at SMS hospital, two died in...
  • Swine flu cases on the rise, over 400 deaths in 2015 February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The rising cases of swine flu continues to be a cause for concern across the country. The disease has already claimed 407 lives in 2015 and the worst part is H1N1 drug Tami Flu is now running short in several states. Over 200 people have died in the last...
  • Gujarat: Eight more deaths due to swine flu, toll mounts to 116 February 12, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Swine flu claimed eight more lives in Gujarat, taking the total number of deaths due to the H1N1 virus to 116 this year. Out of the eight, three patients died in Ahmedabad, two each in Vadodara and Dahod while one death has been reported in Surat district, a release issued...
  • Five more succumb to swine flu in Gujarat; death toll reaches 71 February 8, 2015

    Ahmedabad: With five more persons succumbing to swine flu in Gujarat on Saturday, the death toll in the state since January has reached 71, an official statement said. "Five swine flu deaths were reported in Gujarat. While there were two deaths in Kutch, one fatality each was reported in Ahmedabad, Amreli...
  • Swine flu death toll reaches 62 in Gujarat; 9 deaths on Thursday February 5, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Swine flu claimed nine more lives in Gujarat on Thursday, taking the total number of deaths due to the H1N1 virus to 62 in 2015, the state government said. Thursday's deaths were reported from Kutch (3), Ahmedabad (2) and Anand, Valsad, Bharuch and Navsari districts (one each). Besides, sixty-one new...
  • Swine flu claims two more lives in Delhi, 199 cases in January January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed two more lives in the national capital on Friday, taking the death toll to five while 26 people tested positive for the H1N1 virus. While a 53-year-old woman from Chattarpur died at Ram Manohar Lohiya hospital, a 50-year-old woman from Patel Nagar passed away at Safdarjung...
  • Delhi records second swine flu death, 8 cases reported January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Just a day after first death due to swine flu, the national capital on Thursday reported the second death due to swine flu this year with a 30-year-old man from East Delhi succumbing to the H1N1 virus at a private hospital in national capital. According to a senior official...
  • Delhi hospitals put on alert following swine flu death December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi government has put all its designated hospitals on alert and has asked them take appropriate measures and follow the standard protocols for treating swine flu patients in the wake of the death of a 51-year-old woman due to the virus. With 32 confirmed cases of H1N1 in the...
  • Tenth patient tests positive for swine flu in Indore October 31, 2014

    Indore: With a 40-year-old woman testing positive for swine flu, the number of those infected with the H1N1 virus in the district has gone up to 10, a health official said. The woman, a resident of Ramkrishna Bagh colony, was admitted to a private hospital in Indore October 27. Later, her swab...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Swine flu claims one more life in Tamil Nadu April 25, 2012

    Madurai: A 55yearold 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...