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  1. 34 more fall prey to swine flu; toll climbs to 1,075Read the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The Indian Express

    The swine flu onslaught has claimed 34 more lives as the nationwide toll from the H1N1 virus so far this year touched 1,075 with the number of cases of the disease inching towards the 20,000 mark. Data collated by the Health Ministry said that altogether, 1,075 persons have now perished from the disease in 2015 while the number of those affected by swine flu stands at 19,972 as on February 28. The ministry had Saturday said that the toll as on February 27 was 1,041 while the number of persons affected by swine flu in various states was 19,046.


  2. Swine flu toll rises to 12 in Lucknow, 45 new cases reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The Indian Express

    With hospital authorities reporting five more deaths due to swine flu in Lucknow in the past 48 hours, the death toll due to the disease soar to 12, though the district health officials have received reports of 8 deaths only so far. Officials at SGPGI informed that a 55-year-old lady, hailing from Allahabad passed away on Friday while another two women, aged about 50 years and 70 years, respectively, died overnight due to swine flu.


  3. India: 265 H1N1 deaths in Gujarat so far this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Crofs Blogs

    Gujarat has achieved the ignominious distinction of being the state with the highest number of swine flu deaths in the country since January 1. On Saturday, with nine more patients succumbing to the deadly H1N1 virus, the state overtook Rajasthan in total number of deaths from the disease. Gujarat's toll stood at 265 while Rajasthan has recorded 261 deaths.


  4. Swine flu death cases in India rising, Pakistan at risk: Ansar BurneyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Nation

    Karachi- Pakistan's former Federal Minister for human rights Ansar Burney has said that, the Ansar Burney Trust International is trying hard to raise awareness against Swine Flu, which has become epidemic in India and could spread in Pakistan from India. Ansar Burney has requested the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Main Nawaz Sharif to take immediate measures, to save Pakistani Nation from Swine Flu virus before it's too late.


  5. Swine flu: 36 more succumb to virus, death toll 1,041Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The swine flu epidemic has claimed the lives of 36 more people, taking the total death toll in the country to 1,041. The number of people affected by the virus also stands at 19,000 now.


  6. Swine Flu Claims One More Life in WB, Toll Rises to EightRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Outlook

    Swine flu has claimed one more life in West Bengal, taking the toll to eight since January this year even as three fresh cases were reported in the state, a senior health official said today. "A child who was admitted to the BC Roy Memorial Hospital for Children on February 12 died yesterday.


  7. Shouldn't Salman Khan undergo swine flu test after Sonam Kapoor tests positive?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | India.com

    Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor got the swine flu in Rajkot on the sets of her film with superstar Salman Khan , titled Prem Ratan Dhan Payo . Amidst rumours that Sonam only had a viral fever, there were reports with quotes from the doctors in Rajkot that the actress has indeed caught the H1N1 or swine flu virus that has the entire country in its spell.


  8. Airport Screening For Viruses Misses Half Of Infected TravelersRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    In the past decade, the H1N1 virus and Ebola are just two of the diseases whose spread was spurred by international airline travel. Screening passengers at airports, therefore, could be one key method for slowing the global spread of infectious diseases.


  9. Swine Flu Deaths Breach 1000 Mark, 40 More SuccumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Outlook

    Swine flu deaths have breached the 1,000 mark with 40 more people succumbing to the H1N1 virus while the number of those affected crossed 18,000 today with the government admitting that it was facing a shortage of laboratories for testing of the disease. According to Health Ministry, the total number of deaths due to swine flu has reached 1,005, while the number of those affected was 18,105 till yesterday.


  10. Bengal hospitals refusing swine flu patients: NGO tells MamataRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    NGO People for Better Treatment has termed as "unlawful" the refusal to treat swine flu patients by certain hospitals in West Bengal, and said it would move court if the state government fails to meet its demands of ensuring proper treatment for all patients. The toll due to swine flu in the state has risen to seven with the death of a person at a city hospital, while 12 fresh cases were reported taking the total number of positive cases to 112.


  11. Drainage water irks residentsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Star of Mysore

    Caption: Drainage water stagnated in front of the HIG houses in HUDCO Layout , Hanumanthanagar, Mysuru. Picture right shows uncovered manhole from where the drainage water is overflowing.


  12. Dr Batra'sA extends Free Preventive Homeopathic dosage for Swine Flu across the countryRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Dr Batra'sA extends Free Preventive Homeopathic dosage for Swine Flu across the country Homeopathic preventive medicines will be given for free across Dr Batra's 184 clinics. City, State, Country., February 27, 2015 - - Mumbai, 26th Feb, 2015 : Furthering its commitment to health and welfare in the country, the world's largest homeopathic healthcare corporate, Dr Batra'sA , will be offering free preventive dosage for H1N1 across all its 184 clinics in India.


  13. Swine flu tightens its grip over IndiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    New Delhi, Feb.28 : Swine flu has tightened its grip over India, with the death toll reaching close to 1000. Fresh cases have been reported from across the country, including Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal, Nagaland and Bihar.


  14. Assam sounds swine flu alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Guwahati, Feb. 27: The Assam government today sounded an alert following an outbreak of swine flu in Nagaland and Mizoram, asking all hospitals to be ready with an adequate stock of medicines and isolation wards to treat suspected or confirmed patients in the state. The principal secretary, health and family welfare department, Sanjeeva Kumar, told The Telegraph that though a girl student from Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital, Barpeta, was admitted to a private hospital in the city with suspected symptoms of swine flu on Tuesday, her test reports were negative.


  15. World body warns of 'surprises' in next flu pandemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hill

    The World Health Organization is warning countries across the globe in a new report to "be prepared for surprises" in the next flu pandemic. "Though the world is better prepared for the next pandemic than ever before, it remains highly vulnerable, especially to a pandemic that causes severe disease," the report states.


  16. Watch out for nasty global flu surprises, WHO warnsRead the original story

    Friday | The Otago Daily Times

    Young students, wearing masks to prevent flu, visit the Legislative Council on a school trip in Hong Kong. Photo by Reuters.


  17. Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mental Help Net

    Airport screenings for infectious diseases often miss 50 percent or more of sick travelers, mostly because people do not tell the truth about their exposure to illnesses, a new study suggests. "Honest reporting can not only improve on-site detection, but is essential to enable authorities to follow up with travelers who may have been exposed but have not yet developed symptoms," wrote researcher and graduate student Katelyn Gostic, from the Lloyd-Smith Lab at University of California, Los Angeles.


  18. CDC: Flu Vaccine Only 18% EffectiveRead the original story

    Friday | InteliHealth

    The flu vaccine is even less effective than health officials thought against the strain of influenza making most people sick this season. Getting the vaccine has reduced the risk of illness from the H3N2 strain of flu by only 18%, a new report says.


  19. UPDATE 1-Watch out for nasty global flu surprises, WHO warnsRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    The world remains highly vulnerable to a possible severe flu pandemic and governments should increase surveillance, vigilance and preparedness, the World Health Organization 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 warned.


  20. CDC Committee Reaffirms Recommendation for Annual Influenza VaccinationRead the original story

    Friday | P&T Community

    The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has voted on its annual influenza vaccine recommendations for 2015-2016. The ACIP voted to continue to recommend that all persons 6 months of age and older be vaccinated annually against influenza.