Swine Flu

  • 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. ...
  • News 360: Did Army Chief anticipate misreading of units movement? April 5, 2012

    As early as March 13, General V K Singh reportedly told 'The Week' magazine that there were people who wanted to make stories for nefarious aims. ...
  • Swine flu scare: Symptoms one should watch out for April 4, 2012

    Senior Consultant Physician Dr Hemant Tahacker explains the symptoms one needs to watch out for to tackle swine flu. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal refuses to apologise for calling MPs corrupt March 26, 2012

    Parliamentarians demanded action against Team Anna for the derogatory remarks made during Hazare's fast at Janatar Mantar on Sunday. ...
  • Top health stories of 2010 December 31, 2010

    From India's first indigenous Swine flu vaccine to a superbug named after India, catch the top health news of 2010. ...
  • H1N1 threat still lurks, doctors concerned November 23, 2010

    The world is in a post pandemic phase of swine flu but doctors are concerned as winter approaches. ...
  • Swine flu set to hit Delhi hard again September 27, 2010

    Delhi's worries continue to grow as swine flu is all set to make a comeback to the national capital. ...
  • H1N1 'pandemic' over, but swine flu stays August 12, 2010

    Countries like India, China, New Zealand and Australia are still fighting the spread of swine flu. ...
  • 2nd wave of swine flu to be even worse: experts October 2, 2010

    The second wave of the pandemic H1N1 influenza has struck again and its infection is likely to be higher than the first wave, with the potential to affect 40 per cent of the population, according to the National Institute of Virology in Pune....
  • Indigenous H1N1 vaccines ready to hit market June 29, 2010

    New Delhi: As the H1N1 virus has resurged in the country, so have the health authorities braced up. They are ready with at least two indigenous vaccines against the virus - nasal and injectible. ...
  • H1N1 scare outbreaks in Mumbai, Kerala June 28, 2010

    Four deaths reported in Mumbai this past week and a total of seven deaths reported in the month of June. ...
  • Researchers develop new drug against H1N1 June 14, 2010

    The drug has so far been tested successfully on mice and has shown promising results during trials. ...
  • H1N1 Vaccine: How effective will it be now? March 8, 2010

    India is still working on getting its indigenous swine flu vaccine ready but now that pharma company Sanofi's vaccine has reportedly passed safety tests. The government may start mass vaccinations this week. It has ordered 1.5 lakh doses. ...
  • Self review by WHO over H1N1 allegations January 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Admitting it needs to review its own performance during the swine flu scare, the World Health Organisation is defending itself against allegations of over-hype. The organisation is also denying that it was unduly influenced by the pharmaceutical industry. CNN-IBN took part in a telephonic press conference. ...
  • WHO exaggerated H1N1 to benefit pharma cos? January 13, 2010

    New Delhi: Was the swine flu scare exaggerated to benefit pharma companies? Evidence has surfaced that several members of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) vaccine board - which pushed countries to buy the H1N1 vaccine - have had significant ties with pharma companies. Documents acquired through the Danish Freedom of...
  • Watch: Meet the first victim who survived H1N1 December 30, 2009

    The year 2009 was a year which was hit by the swine flu. The H1N1 influenza spread across the world. It all started with five year old Edgar Hernandez in Mexico. CNN's Dr Sanjay Gupta traveled to Mexico to meet the little boy who survived the very first...
  • Watch: How to tackle H1N1 flu? December 21, 2009

    More than a 380 cases have been confirmed of Swine Flu over the weekend in New Delhi. ...
  • Step forward in defeating swine flu virus December 16, 2009

    New Delhi: An international study may have stumbled upon the first clue in solving the H1N1 puzzle. Canadian and Spanish scientists have found a molecule that could be responsible for some patients developing severe pneumonia, and others dying when the virus hits. ...
  • H1N1 virus hits Delhi with renewed vigour December 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi has seen a surge of H1N1 cases in the past one week with 141 fresh cases being recorded on Thursday. With more than 8OO lab confirmed cases in six days, the H1N1 virus seems to be attacking the National Capital with renewed vigour. So what is triggering...
  • Delhi witnesses surge in H1N1 cases December 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi has registered a huge number of H1N1 cases over the past few days, in fact more than 550 confirmed cases in just four days. So should YOU be worried? Doctors say that they were expecting to see a spurt in cases this winter. ...
  • Watch: Severe side-effects of H1N1 vaccine reported November 27, 2009

    A number of severe side-effects of the H1N1 vaccine have been reported. Doctors in Canada have been told to stop using one batch of the vaccine. ...
  • Watch: Has H1N1 virus mutated? Docs think so November 23, 2009

    Ever since the outbreak of swine flu, doctors and scientists have warned that the virus may mutate, resulting in a potentially more deadly pandemic. The H1N1 virus HAS mutated. ...
  • Dengue, swine flu and you: Preventions and cure November 20, 2009

    The swine flu virus has hit school children across Rajasthan and Delhi. Is the second wave of the swine flu pandemic here? And with 300 cases of dengue in the Capital is the mosquito-borne disease packing a deadlier punch? Here's what you need to know to keep your family safe...
  • Hunt on to find one jab to protect against all types of flu October 19, 2009

    Scientists in the US are working on an anti-flu jab that needs to be taken only once, covers all strains of the virus and needs no repetition year after year. President and Director of the Trudeau Institute in New York, David Woodland says there's still a lot of work that...
  • Parents anxious as kids' Tamiflu syrup in short supply October 9, 2009

    New Delhi: At least 20 anxious parents visit Dr Varma, a paediatrician, every day and they are worried that their child might have the H1N1 flu. Adding to their worries is the shortage of anti-viral medication for children. Oseltamivir syrup for children below three years is still not easily available...
  • IBNLiving: How safe are the H1N1 vaccines? October 2, 2009

    With the world gearing up for the second wave of H1N1 virus, mass vaccination drives have already begun in some countries. But how safe are these vaccines that have been produced in a rush to meet the second wave deadline? ...
  • IBNLiving: Fear of second wave of H1N1 grips Mexico September 30, 2009

    The the second wave of the H1N1 flu has made people in Mexico anxious. The concern on the streets is evident, though many say they feel prepared. ...
  • Watch: Tamiflu to be available in 480 pharmacies in India September 23, 2009

    The flu is spreading fast and the authorities are not keeping pace. Last week, the centre allowed sale of Tamiflu is select stores but a week from then, most people are still clueless about this prescription. ...
  • Swine flu fears, a wet blanket over Navaratri revelry September 23, 2009

    New Delhi: As Navaratri fever catches on in Gujarat, festivities have taken a beating with six swine flu deaths reported in the first two days of the festival. But state health officials are not pressing the panic button yet; they say the situation is under control. ...
  • Schools debate whether to shut or not as H1N1 rages September 21, 2009

    New Delhi: With the swine flu pandemic marching on, schools in the country are faced with a strange dilemma. To close or not to close - that's the big debate. Heritage school in Rohini, Delhi recently reported 48 positive cases after which the school shut down for a week. Schools...