SWINE FLU

  • Swine flu claims 36 more lives, toll rises to 1,040, over 19,000 affected 9 hours 48 minutes 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 11 hours 8 minutes 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 20 hours 37 minutes 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 21 hours 2 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 2 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 2 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 4 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 4 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 5 days 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...
  • 56 fresh swine flu cases detected in Telangana 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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. ...
  • Disheartened to see many cases of swine flu: Kajol February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: The upward spiral of swine flu cases in the country has left actress Kajol "disheartened". She says inculcating the basic habit of hand washing can prevent the spread of the disease. "Disheartened to see many cases of #swineflu. Protection is always better than cure.#Handwashing w/soap regularly can help prevent infections,"...
  • Mamata Banerjee's swine flu faux pas, says it mostly happens from mosquito bite February 20, 2015

    Kolkata: While the government says awareness is the key to fight swine flu, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that the flu is caused by mosquitos. "People have to move from one place to another. In many cases, it spreads from mosquito bites. We have asked the authorities...
  • Swine flu scare: Health Minister promises strict action after CNN-IBN exposes glaring lapses February 20, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Health Minister JP Nadda on Thursday promised strict action against glaring lapses in Delhi hospital. "Give me recording and I promise action," he said. ...
  • Swine flu under control, says Maharashtra health minister February 19, 2015

    Nagpur: The Maharashtra government on Thursday claimed that all is well on the swine flu front though it has officially admitted 83 deaths so far. Swine flu which broke out in Maharashtra is under control though some deaths have been reported, Maharashtra Health Minister Deepak Sawant told in Nagpur. He claimed...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 19, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 19, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Has India taken the swine flu outbreak too lightly? February 19, 2015

    Swine flu scare became worse on Thursday with over 700 people having died and 11,071 cases getting reported so far in the country in 2015. ...
  • Gujarat High Court gives notice to State Government on PIL alleging callousness on swine flu February 19, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday asked the state government to spell out the steps it has taken to check the spread of swine flu in the state where over 170 deaths have been reported. The court notice came after a PIL accused the state government of "callousness" in tackling...