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  1. A multiplex PCR assay for the detection of five influenza viruses...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | BioMed Central

    Background A cost-effective, accurate and rapid simultaneous multiplex assay is required for testing and diagnoses of conventional and emerging viruses in clinical virology laboratories. We developed and optimized a dual priming oligonucleotide multiplex PCR assay for detecting influenza viruses including seasonal H1N1, 2009 pandemic H1N1, H3N2, influenza B and H5N1.

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  2. Three cases test positive for swine fluRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Telegraph

    Parvez Alam , an engineering student of Aligarh College of Technology and Engineering, and Neena Verma, a scientist associated with city-based Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, have been tested positive apart from 52-year-old Anjali, a resident of Agamkuan. According to the civil surgeon's office, both Alam and Verma might have got infected from the disease during their visit to Delhi.

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  3. Airport screening for viruses misses half of infected travelers but...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PressReleasePoint

    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.

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  4. Swine flu strikes two in SiliguriRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, Feb. 24: Two youths admitted to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here have tested positive for H1N1 virus that causes swine flu, the authorities said today. Anuj Saikia and Sukhopa Hendrik, both aged 19 and from Golaghat district in Assam, were brought to NBMCH with symptoms of swine flu on Friday and after clinical examination, they were admitted to the isolation unit.

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  5. Govt orders pig hunt in swine flu seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Telegraph

    The government on Tuesday ordered the city civic body to resume its pig hunt to prevent a recurrence of Japanese Encephalitis, the move coinciding with a swine flu outbreak that claimed five lives in Bengal so far this year. A note issued by Nabanna said: "Since pigs are amplifying host for the virus causing Japanese Encephalitis, it has been decided that a drive would be organised to remove pigs from Calcutta, Howrah and Salt Lake."

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  6. Flu fight stuck in isolation debateRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Telegraph

    An isolation unit for swine flu patients isn't as difficult to create as it is being made out to be, virology experts have said in response to claims by private hospitals that central air-conditioning doesn't allow for safe H1N1 quarantine facilities. Metro spoke to several experts who said a standalone air-conditioner not connected to the central cooling system, a changing room to dispose apparel exposed to the H1N1 virus and an exhaust fan to blow the virus away were all that a hospital needed to create an isolation unit.

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  7. Swine Flu: 'Health Ministry has sent teams to assist state govts', says NaddaRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Newkerala.com

    Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said here today that teams have been sent from the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry to guide and assist the state governments on Influenza A HINI as per need. Nadda stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

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  8. 58-year-old doctor dies of swine fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Indian Express

    As the news about the death of 58-year-old physician Dr S K Joshi spread in the city, medical fraternity went into a state of shock. Dr Joshi who had his own Joshi Hospital in Aggar Nagar died of swine flu on Monday evening.

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  9. Panic buffer in H1N1 alertRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Telegraph

    As the swine flu death toll pushes 600 in India this year, the state health department has circulated a fresh communiqu to all district hospitals, reminding them of the criteria for clinical investigation of the virulent virus that causes the disease. The reminder was released last week following an increased and unnecessary rate of pathological tests for confirmation of the H1N1 viral strain, which has its own indications and symptoms.

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  10. U.S. Sgt. Benjamin Miceli draws an H1N1 flu vaccine at a troop medical clinic.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WTVR Richmond

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza activity is still elevated but is decreasing and some key indicators that measure severity are leveling off or decreasing also. The cumulative hospitalization rate for people 65 years and older is the highest of any age group, but the rate of increase has slowed.

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  11. 81 persons die of swine flu in MP this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | DNA India

    At least 81 people have died due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh since January this year. "As many as 81 people have died due to swine flu in different districts," an official in the state Public Relation department said on Tuesday.

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  12. 5 myths about swine flu and what you should do if you are infectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Hindustan Times

    The death toll from swine flu this year has soared to around 600 with more than 100 deaths reported across the country since February 12. While the Centre has ordered additional stocks of medicines and diagnostic kits to strengthen the fight against the disease, you can do your bit by not giving in to these five myths: Wrong! Despite the common name of the disease, eating pork products doesn't spread H1N1 influenza . The virus spreads through droplets expelled in the air from infected people coughing and sneezing.

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  13. Key to blocking influenza virus may lie in a cell's own machineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Medical News Today

    Viruses are masters of outsourcing, entrusting their fundamental function - reproduction - to the host cells they infect. But it turns out this highly economical approach also creates vulnerability.

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  14. How YOU can protect yourself from swine fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Rediff.com

    India is grappling with a swine flu epidemic. The death toll from swine flu this year has soared to 585 with 100 more casualties reported across the country in three days since February 12. Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra are the worst-affected states with their respective tolls standing at 165, 144, 76 and 58, official figures said.

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  15. 100 Indians Have Died of Swine Flu in the Last Three DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Time

    Indian health professionals inspect the case sheet of a swine flu patient at a ward at the Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad on Jan. 21, 2015 A hundred people have died in three days of the H1N1 virus - commonly known as swine flu - in India, taking the country's death toll from the disease to 585 in 2015. A total of 8,423 people have contracted the disease in the country this year, and the Indian Express reports that hospitals are now running out of protective masks and medicines to combat the disease.

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  16. 100 new Swine flu deaths Heres how to save yourself from the virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Hindustan Times

    The alarming rise in the number of swine flu deaths in India -- with 100 more casualties reported across the country in three days since February 12, taking the total number to 585 this year -- has put the spotlight on the urgent need to check the spread of the H1N1 virus. According to latest official data, a total of 8,423 people have contracted the flu this year, with Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra being the worst-affected states with their respective tolls standing at 165, 144, 76 and 58. On February 15 alone, Rajasthan reported 12 deaths, while there were eight fresh casualties each in Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat.

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  17. First swine flu death in HimachalRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Big News Network.com

    Himachal Pradesh has recorded its first swine flu death and six more cases have been detected so far, an official said Tuesday. The death of the 37-year old man due to swine flu was reported late Monday at the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital in Shimla, Senior Medical Superintendent Ramesh Chand told IANS.

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  18. 31 swine flu cases in KolkataRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Newkerala.com

    As many as four fresh cases of swine flu were detected here in the last two days, a West Bengal health department official said Tuesday. However, there have been no fresh deaths.

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  19. Key swine flu hospital out of TamifluRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Indian Express

    With swine flu cases continuing to rise in the city, several patients at the Central government's Ram Manohar Lohia hospital on Monday were asked to buy Oseltamivir tablets from private chemists or go to other hospitals after drug stocks at RML were exhausted by afternoon. With two private chemists outside RML hospital - Krishna Medicos and New Delhi Medicos - also running out of supplies, a crowd of around 60-70 patients wearing protective masks waited outside all day.

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  20. Swine flu claims 6 more lives, toll 150Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Indian Express

    Six new Swine flu deaths were reported from across the state on Monday. The death toll has reached 150.

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