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Tag: Swine Flu

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African Swine Fever Outbreak: Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya impose curbs

After the outbreak of highly-contagious African Swine Fever (ASF) and killing of thousands of pigs in Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya, the authorities in the three northeastern states have issued several restrictions, including ban on trading of pigs, pig feed, pork and pork products in and around the affected areas.

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New Swine Flu Strain With Pandemic Potential Found In China

Beijing: Chinese researchers have reportedly discovered a new strain of the H1N1 swine influenza virus that has the potential to become a pandemic. According to the study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, pigs are the intermediate hosts for the generation of pandemic influenza virus. “Systematic surveillance of influenza viruses […]

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9 swine flu deaths in UP, 17 PAC jawans test positive

Meerut: After the coronavirus scare it is now swine flu that is raging on in Uttar Pradesh. The death toll in the state has reached nine, six of which are from Meerut alone, and 17 Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) jawans have tested positive for swine flu in the district in the past 48 hours. Meerut […]

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16 Suspected Coronavirus Cases In Punjab, 2 In Haryana

Chandigarh: Sixteen patients in Punjab and two in Haryana have been quarantined on suspicion of having coronavirus, ministers in both the states said on Tuesday. However, one death in Punjab’s Amritsar was due swine flu. A 28-year-old man from Mohali in Punjab who had recently returned from China was admitted to the PGI here after […]

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How Nipah infection is different from swine flu, bird flu

New Delhi: With the return of the Nipah infection in Kerala, the need for awareness about zoonotic diseases has increased, especially in view of the spread of misinformation about these diseases. Doctors say that the symptoms of Nipah infection, swine flu and bird flu are similar, but there are also differences in how the diseases […]

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Swine flu claims 226 lives, Rajasthan worst hit

New Delhi: Rajasthan continues to remain worst hit with swine flu as the death toll hit 85, while 2,263 patients have been found positive with the influenza, according to National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) report released on February 3. According to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the H1N1 virus commonly known as swine […]

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Rajasthan records 162 deaths due to swine flu this year

Jaipur: Rajasthan recorded 162 deaths, highest in the country till September this year, due to swine flu, an official data said Wednesday. According to National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), a total of 1,652 cases of swine flu surfaced in Rajasthan till September 30. A total of 4,484 swine flu cases were recorded in the […]

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China's swine fever outbreak threatens other Asian countries

Rome: The rapid onset of African Swine Fever in China – the country’s first reported outbreak – and its detection in areas more than 1,000 km apart, could mean the deadly virus may spread to other Asian countries anytime, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned, urging regional cooperation to guard against the […]

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Odisha government allays fears after first swine flu case

Bhubaneswar: After this year’s first swine flu case was reported from a private hospital in Bhubaneswar, the Odisha government was quick to allay fears citing that it is well prepared. Director of Health Services, Braja Kishore Brahma said that there is no need to panic as vaccines to counter the disease are adequately available. While […]

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Swine flu hits Rajasthan hard, toll rises to 253 so far

Jaipur: The highly-contagious swine flu virus has hit Rajasthan hard as so far 253 deaths have been reported since the start of this year in the state, an official said on Tuesday. “From the start of this year till December 26, 253 people have died due to swine flu in the state. Besides this, 3,380 […]

Swine Flu: H1N1 virus kills two more, toll touches 52 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is finding it difficult to get rid from the grip of deadly swine flu with the H1N1 virus claiming two more lives on Sunday taking the death toll to 52. While one of the under-treatment patients succumbed to the infection at Cuttack SCB hospital, the other one died at SUM hospital, sources from […]

Swine Flu claims two more lives in Odisha, death toll reaches 50

Bhubaneswar: Two more persons succumbed to Swine flu on Thursday taking the toll to 50. Out of the 19 swabs tested on September 14, one was tested positive of the H1N1 virus taking the total number of Swine Flu cases to 386 in the State so far, informed health department sources. A total of 1284 […]

Swine Flu toll mounts to 48

Bhubaneswar: The death toll in swine flu increased to 48 in Odisha as one more succumbed to H1N1 virus at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Monday. According to health department sources, the total number of swine flu cases rose to 372 in the State so far after one more out of 12 swab samples […]

Swine Flu claims two more lives in Odisha, death toll reaches 44

Bhubaneswar: The Swine Flu death toll in Odisha rose to 44 with two more persons succumbing to the H1N1 virus at different private hospitals in the capital city on Thursday. According to reports, one of the two affected persons died during treatment at the Apollo Hospital, while another person succumbed to the disease at Sum […]

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Swine Flu toll reaches 42 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Two more persons succumbed to Swine flu at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Wednesday taking the toll to 42. According to health department sources, the total number of swine flu cases rose to 361 in the State so far. Out of 22 samples tested on Wednesday, six were found positive for […]

Swine Flu toll reaches 40 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Four more persons succumbed to Swine Flu in Odisha on Tuesday taking the toll to 40. One each died at KIMS, Kalinga Hospital, SUM Hospital and Sunshine Hospitals Bhubaneswar. According to health department sources, the total number of swine flu cases rose to 355 in the State so far. Out of 30 samples tested […]

Swine flu death toll reaches 38

Bhubaneswar: Swine flu death continues unabated in the State as two more persons succumbed to the disease today taking the toll to 38. One died at KIMS Hospital in Bhubaneswar whereas the other one succumbed to the H1N1 virus at the SUM hospital. According to health department sources, the total number of swine flu cases […]

One more succumbs to Swine Flu, toll touches 36

Bhubaneswar: One more person succumbed to Swine flu at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Sunday taking the toll to 36. Out of the 19 swabs tested today one more tested positive of the H1N1 virus taking the total number of Swine Flu cases to 346 in the State so far, informed health […]

Swine Flu toll mounts to 35

Bhubaneswar: Swine flu death continues unabated in Odisha as two more persons succumbed to the disease at KIMS Hospital in Bhubaneswar and SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Saturday taking the toll to 35. According to health department sources, the total number of Swine Flu cases went up to 345 in the State […]

Swine Flu toll mounts to 32

Bhubaneswar: Swine flu death continues unabated in Odisha as another person succumbed to the disease at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Thursday taking the toll to 32. According to health department sources, the total number of Swine Flu cases went up to 329 in the State so far as 12 more swabs […]

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Swine Flu death toll reaches 31

Bhubaneswar: One more person succumbed to Swine Flu on Wednesday taking the death toll to 31 in Odisha, said the Health Department in a statement. According to sources, the death was reported from KIIMS Hospital. The total number of Swine Flu cases went up to 317 in the State so far as 6 more swabs […]

Swine Flu death toll reaches 30

Bhubaneswar: One more person succumbed to Swine Flu on Tuesday taking the death toll to 30 in Odisha, said the Health Department in a statement. According to sources, the death was reported from VIMSAR, Burla. The total number of Swine Flu cases went up to 311 in the State so far as 14 more swabs […]

Swine flu death toll reaches 29

Bhubaneswar: Two more persons succumbed to swine flu on Monday taking the death toll to 29 in Odisha, said the Health Department in a statement. While one death was reported from AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, another person succumbed to the H1N1 virus at the SCB hospital in Cuttack, the statement added. The total number of patients went […]

One more succumbs to swine flu; toll touches 27

Bhubaneswar: One more person succumbed to swine flu today taking the death toll to 27 in Odisha, Health Department statement said on Sunday. The death was reported from Kalinga Hospital in Bhubaneswar. The patient was suffering from multiple myeloma and had developed respiratory distress. He was also undergoing dialysis, the statement added. The total number […]

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Swine Flu death toll in Odisha climbs to 26

Bhubaneswar: The death toll in Swine Flu has climbed to 26 in Odisha with two more deaths today.  Moreover, the total number of positive cases has gone up to 290, a statement of the Health department said on Saturday. According to sources, out of the 29 swabs, nine tested positive for H1N1 virus today. A […]

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One more succumbs to H1N1 virus; death toll reaches 24

Bhubaneswar: One more person succumbed to Swine Flu today taking the total death toll due to the disease to 24 in the State. The deceased, a resident of Jajpur, died while undergoing treatment at the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.On Thursday, an affected person died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in […]

Swine Flu outbreak: Toll rises to 23

Bhubaneswar:  The Swine Flu outbreak has assumed an epidemic proportion in the state with two more persons succumbing to the H1N1 virus on Wednesday. According to reports, one of the two affected persons died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar, while another person died after being discharged from a private hospital in […]

Four more succumb to swine flu, toll touches 20

Bhubaneswar: Swine flu claimed four more lives taking the toll to 20 so far in the State, informed the Health department today. While three persons, identified as residents of Bhubaneswar and Balasore, succumbed to the disease at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, one died at AMRI, Bhubaneswar. Similarly, eight more swabs out of 29 […]

Swine Flu death toll rises to 16

Bhubaneswar: The death toll due to Swine Flu reached 16 in Odisha with two more deaths today. Similarly, 11 more swabs out of 30 tested positive for the H1N1 virus. Total 649 samples have been tested so far out of which 227 have tested positive. Out of the 11samples, five were in SCB Medical College […]

Swine Flu death toll reaches 13 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: There seems to be no let up in the Swine Flu situation as the H1N1 virus claimed two more lives on Friday, taking the total death toll to 13 in Odisha. Similarly, 20 more swabs out of total 52 that were sent for examination tested positive today. So far the total number of Swine […]

Swine flu death toll mounts to 11

Bhubaneswar: Death toll due to swine flu reached eleven when a woman and a man succumbed to the disease at two different private hospitals here on Wednesday. Similarly, out of 47 swab samples, 16 tested positive for H1N1 virus taking the total number of swine flu positive patients across the State to 161. The government […]

Swine flu grips new areas in Odisha, 15 more infected

Bhubaneswar: Fifteen more patients in Odisha, on Tuesday, tested positive of H1N1 virus taking the total number of swine flu positive patients across the State to 155. Out of the 30 sample of patients that were tested on Tuesday, 15 were confirmed positive of the viral infection- Keonjhar (4), Nayagarh (3), Khurda (2), Cuttack (2), […]

Swine flu death toll mounts to 9

Bhubaneswar: Death toll due to swine flu reached nine when a woman patient succumbed to the disease at a Bhubaneswar-based private hospital on Monday. The deceased was identified as Rama Behera (67), a resident of Khurda. Out of 60 swab samples, 21 tested positive for swine flu. Six samples in Sum Hospital tested positive for […]

Govt alert on Swine Flu, Dengue situation: Health Secretary

Bhubaneswar: There is no need to panic as Odisha government is taking all possible steps to tackle Swine Flu and dengue outbreak in State, said Health Secretary PK Meherda at a review meeting held here on Sunday. Meherda informed that Swine Flu has claimed eight lives in Odisha so far while adequate measures are being […]

Swine flu toll rises to eight in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The swine flu toll in Odisha rose to eight with four persons succumbing to the disease on Friday. A person undergoing treatment at VIMSAR Medical College and Hospital in Burla succumbed to swine flu on August 11. The deceased hailed from Burdel village in Bargarh district. “We tried our best but unfortunately failed to […]

Swine Flu menace: Death toll reaches 6; two doctors test positive

Bhubaneswar: Swine flu death toll today reached six in the State even as two doctors have tested positive for the virus. Authorities of the State’s Public Health department are now mulling to administer vaccine to medicos and medical staff deployed at the swine flu ward in hospitals. One patient of Bargarh died at VIMSAR hospital […]

Swine Flu in Odisha: Death toll rises to 4

Bhubaneswar: The number of deaths due to swine flu reached four in the state today with one more person succumbing to the disease. A woman, Santipriya, of Kotian village in Jagatsinghpur district died of the disease on Wednesday. Earlier, a person succumbed to the viral disease in Bhubaneswar whereas two others died while undergoing treatment […]

Swine flu in Odisha: 12 more tested positive, one death confirmed so far

Bhubaneswar: Twelve more out of 29 swab samples tested positive for swine flu on Monday. Five men and seven women from four districts across Odisha have been tested positive for the virus. Eight among the persons affected with the H1N1 virus belong to Khurda while two are from Cuttack and one each from Sambalpur and […]

Aamir Khan, wife down with swine flu

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Sunday revealed that he and his wife Kiran Rao are down with swine flu. The “Dangal” actor, along with his wife, were scheduled to attend the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup, organised by their NGO Paani Foundation, in Pune on Sunday but could only address the attendees via Skype. “It’s […]

Swine Flu in Odisha: 34 tested positive so far, Hospitals to set up special ward

Bhubaneswar: With the swine flu cases increasing to 34 in the state, the State government today directed government as well as privately-run hospitals to keep special ward ready to treat persons affected with the H1N1 virus. The Public Health department issued special advisory to 15 privately-run hospitals asking them to set up separate screening facility […]

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