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swine flu

New swine flu with 'pandemic potential' identified by China researchers

According to scientists these G4 viruses bind to receptor molecules in human cells and can replicate in outer layer of respiratory system

30 Jun 2020 2:01 PM

16 test positive for swine flu since July start

H1N1 flu, popularly known as Swine flu, is an infection that exploits a weakened immune system to attack major organs, especially the lungs.

30 Jul 2019 2:07 AM

Private hospitals failing to diagnose H1N1: Officials

Private-run hospitals and clinics are failing to diagnose cases of swine flu-H1N1 virus, say officials of the state government.

26 Jul 2019 2:26 AM

Rise in viral flu cases across Maharashtra

The exponential spike in the numbers has caused the Maharashtra government to issue an advisory on precautions that should be taken.

23 Jun 2019 6:16 AM

New anti-viral drugs to be procured

Currently, Oseltamivir, popularly known as Tamiflu or Fluvir, is the only drug of choice to treat the contagion which is high in demand.

13 May 2019 3:08 AM


300 swine flu cases since January

The state’s health department said that there had been a spurt in H1N1 cases due to climatic changes.

10 May 2019 3:14 AM

Maharashtra loses 71 to swine flu virus in three months

928 patients have been detected with swine flu and are currently being treated for the disease.

24 Mar 2019 5:07 AM

State sees 30 Swine flu deaths in Jan, Feb alone

In the state, Nagpur witnessed the highest number of swine flu deaths with nine people falling prey to the disease.

08 Mar 2019 3:59 AM

Swine flu death toll touches 126 in Rajasthan

H1N1 virus spreads when an individual touches an infected person or breathes droplets of coughs and sneezes that are in the air.

16 Feb 2019 11:17 AM

State carrying out five-point plan to prevent swine flu

So far, 145 patients are being treated for the disease.

16 Feb 2019 2:27 AM


‘Climate may be causing swine flu’

State head of epidemiology and infectious diseases’ expert, Dr Pradeep Awate, said that such kind of flu reaches its peak twice a year.

13 Feb 2019 3:20 AM

Swine flu kills 17, affects 204 in Maharashtra

Virus has so far affected over 9,000 persons all over country.

13 Feb 2019 3:19 AM

Doctors treat pregnant woman with H1N1

The case was extremely critical and complex as her foetus could not be delivered prematurely but had to be protected from the virus in the womb.

12 Feb 2019 1:36 AM

Swine flu claimed 11 Maharashtra citizens’ lives so far this year

A state health official said a swine flu treatment facility is available in all districts and state and civic-run hospitals.

28 Jan 2019 1:46 AM

BJP president to visit Odisha next week

Earlier, the rally was scheduled to be held in Bhubaneswar. However, the plan was changed by the party and rescheduled for Puri.

24 Jan 2019 1:13 AM


Swine flu cases climb to 1335 in Rajasthan

It has claimed 51 lives in the state in January so far.

22 Jan 2019 12:51 PM

Amit Shah back home after treatment for swine flu, says ‘thank you’

BJP leader and in-charge of the party's IT cell Amit Malviya said Shah was fine and has returned home from the hospital.

20 Jan 2019 12:18 PM

302 swine flu deaths reported in state this year

This year, the swine flu virus affected 2,375 people between January and October.

02 Nov 2018 1:59 AM

266 people succumbed to H1N1 virus in Maharashtra

Till October 24, 542 people across India lost their lives due to swine flu.

26 Oct 2018 1:50 AM

Swine flu diagnostic labs in Aurangabad by October end

Till now, the practice has been to send patients’ swabs to laboratories in Pune or Mumbai, in the bargain delaying treatment.

24 Oct 2018 1:47 AM