SWINE FLU

  • Swine flu death toll touches 1,198; No of cases crosses 22,000-mark across India 4 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The swine flu toll in the country climbed to 1,198 on Wednesday as 40 more deaths were reported while the number of cases of the disease has crossed the 22,000-mark. The Health Ministry said that the total number of deaths across various states stood at 1,198 as on...
  • Ahmedabad: 10,000 lawyers to go on 5-day leave citing swine flu as reason 13 hours 38 minutes ago

    Swine flu scare has ensured that nearly 10,000 lawyers in Ahmedabad are on vacation. The lawyers have said that they will only attend the court when urgent cases have to be taken up. ...
  • Watch: 'The Week Hour Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha Yesterday

    In this episode of 'The Hour That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Union Budget 2015, swine flu, Oscar and Cricket World Cup. ...
  • Sonam will be back home in about 10 days, says Anil Kapoor Yesterday

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor says his actress daughter Sonam Kapoor, who has been diagnosed with swine flu, is improving but will be under observation for a few days. The actor-producer was present at an event in Mumbai on Monday, when he was asked about the 'Khoobsurat' actress' health. He said: "Last night...
  • 40 more dead as swine flu toll climbs to 1,115 Yesterday

    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...
  • Sonam Kapoor shows signs of speedy recovery after being diagosed with swine flu 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor, who went for a checkup at a Rajkot hospital on Saturday, was diagnosed with swine flu. However her publicist says the actress is on the road to recovery. According to the representative, there are too many "unofficial and irresponsible statements being made on Sonam's behalf" and that's the...
  • 34 more fall prey to swine flu; toll climbs to 1,075 2 days ago

    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...
  • Sonam Kapoor admitted in Mumbai hospital for swine flu treatment 2 days ago

    Rajkot: Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who has been tested positive for swine flu, was on Sunday flown to Mumbai by an air-ambulance from a private hospital here. "Sonam Kapoor, who was being treated at the Sterling hospital for swine flu infection has been taken to Mumbai today by an air-ambulance," Medical...
  • Swine flu claims 36 more lives, toll rises to 1,040, over 19,000 affected 3 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...
  • Praveen Togadia asks Centre to declare swine flu as national emergency 3 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: Viswa Hindu Parishad asked the Centre to declare swine flu as a national emergency and take steps on war footing. "I appeal to the Centre to declare swine flu as a national emergency as the...
  • Swine flu claims nine more lives in Gujarat; toll reaches 265 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Swine flu has claimed nine more lives in Gujarat on Saturday, taking the death toll to 256 since January this year, an official release said. Apart from these fatalities, 206 new swine flu cases were recorded across the state on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 4,368 so...
  • 57 fresh cases of swine flu in Telangana 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: Fifty seven fresh cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where the number of deaths due to the virus stands at 56 as of on Saturday. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 27, 4,673 samples have been tested, out of which 1,469 found to be...
  • Watch out for nasty global flu surprises, WHO warns 4 days ago

    London: The world remains highly vulnerable to a possible severe flu pandemic and governments should increase surveillance, vigilance and preparedness, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. "Nothing about influenza is predictable including where the next pandemic might emerge and which virus might be responsible," the United Nations health agency...
  • Telangana: With two more dead, swine flu death toll reaches 56 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Two more deaths and 27 new cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where the number of deaths due to the virus stands at 56 as on date. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 26, 4,483 samples have been tested, out of which 1,412 found...
  • Swine Flu claims another life in West Bengal, 100 affected 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Swine Flu claimed another life in West Bengal taking the toll to six even as the number of people affected by the H1N1 virus reached 100 on Thursday, a senior health official said. "One person has died in the state because of Swine Flu at a city hospital in the...
  • Swine flu claims 51 more lives, over 16,000 affected 1 week 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 1 week 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 February 24, 2015

    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...
  • 56 fresh swine flu cases detected in Telangana February 23, 2015

    Hyderabad: As many as 56 new cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where the H1N1 virus has claimed 51 lives so far this year. From January 1 till Sunday, 4,040 samples were tested, out of which 1,316 were found positive for swine flu. The number of deaths due...
  • 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...
  • Gurgaon: Man held for selling fake swine flu medicine February 22, 2015

    Gurgaon: A man was on Saturday arrested for selling fake medicines for prevention and cure of swine flu, police said. Charan Singh, who hails from Lucknow, was living in Bijwasan area of Delhi. Police said he was arrested from R.K. Hospital in Rajendra Park area in Gurgaon, while he was supplying fake...
  • 31 more die, toll from swine flu rises to 774 February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu deaths continued unabated in the country with 31 more people succumbing to the H1N1 virus even as the total number of affected persons neared the 13,000 mark. The Health Ministry, however, said that there was no dearth of medicines and hospitals were equipped to deal with the...
  • Swine flu scare: Hospital employee held for selling fake medicines February 21, 2015

    Chandigarh: An employee of a Gurgaon-based private hospital has been arrested by police for selling fake swine flu medicines to patients. The accused, identified as Charan Singh, was administering fake swine flu medicines to the patients infected with H1N1 virus and charging Rs 40 per child and Rs 60 per...
  • Swine flu: 31 more dead, nearly 13,000 affected February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Swine flu claimed 31 more lives raising the number of dead to 774 and people affected by it inching closer to 13,000 even as the Government on Saturday asked state drug controllers to ensure that chemist shops display prominently availability of medicines for its treatment. "The total number...
  • Delhi: Show cause notice to 2 labs for overcharging for swine flu test February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip, the Delhi government on Saturday issued show cause notices to two private labs for allegedly charging more than the specified limit of Rs 4,500 fixed by it for swine flu tests. The notices were issued following surprise checks conducted by a health department team on...
  • Swine flu cases surge to 190 in Uttar Pradesh February 21, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh on Saturday reported 25 fresh cases of swine flu, taking the number of those infected with the H1N1 influenza to 190 in the state. Chief Medical Officer of Lucknow SNS Yadav said that 24 new cases have been detected in the state capital in the last 24 hours....
  • Swine flu: Lack of awareness persists in the public over preventive measures February 20, 2015

    The number of swine flu cases across the country has crossed 11000. The latest victim is a senior police officer in Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile shopkeepers say they are short of masks which can help in checking the spread of H1N1 virus. ...
  • News 360: After controversy, Coast Guard releases video of Pakistan 'terror' boat February 20, 2015

    The Indian Coast Guard on Friday evening released a video of the Pakistan boat blown neat Gujarat coast on December 31, 2014. The whole episode came under scanner after Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claimed that he ordered the blowing up of the boat. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 20, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...