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Tag: Swine Flu

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 […]

Odisha registers season's first Swine Flu death

Bhubaneswar: The first Swine Flu casualty of the year was reported today with the death of person at a private hospital here even as the Health department claimed that it is fully prepared to tackle the situation in State. The deceased is from Visakhapatnam, but he temporarily resided in Bhubaneswar, Health Minister Pratap Jena said. […]

Swine Flu on rise in Odisha; six more cases detected

Bhubaneswar: Even though Odisha government is claiming that it is “fully prepared” to tackle the Swine Flu situation, the virus is spreading its tentacles unabated with six more persons being tested positive on Friday taking the total number to 24 in the last four days. A total of 16 samples were tested on August 4 […]

Swine flu cases rise to 13 in Odisha; Govt 'fully prepared'

Bhubaneswar: The swine flu cases rose to 13 in State after another sample out of four was tested positive today. According to sources, till now 128 samples have been examined so far out of which 13 were tested positive. Meanwhile Health department said it is fully prepared to tackle the influenza. The patients are undergoing […]

5 tested positive for Swine Flu in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: What could be an alarm bell for the Odisha government as many as 5 persons have been tested positive for Swine Flu in Bhubaneswar. According to sources, there are 4 women among the 5 who have tested positive. All the affected persons have reportedly been admitted to a private hospital in the capital city. […]

India's killer swine flu turns more dangerous

Washington: The swine flu strain that has killed more than 1,200 people in India since December has acquired mutations that make it more dangerous than previously circulating strains of H1N1 influenza, a new MIT study suggests. The study by two Indian-American researchers contradicts previous reports from Indian health officials that the strain has not changed […]

Healthy diet can help you fight swine flu

Amid fear of contracting swine flu rising across the country, nutritionists have noted that a little more attention to your diet can help fight the disease that has reportedly killed over 1,100 people so far

Mulayam Singh down with swine flu

Gurgaon: Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is suffering from swine flu and has been admitted to a private hospital here, a doctor said Saturday. Mulayam Singh was admitted at Medanta Medicity hospital in Sector 38. A.K. Dubey, medical superitendent of Medanta Medicity, told IANS: “Mulayam Singh is responding to the treatment. His parameters are […]

No need to vaccinate people against swine flu: Nadda

The government on Tuesday told parliament that there was no need as of now to vaccinate the general public from swine flu

56 more test positive for swine flu in Telangana

Swine flu cases continue to be reported in Telangana with 56 more people testing positive, officials said Monday.

Swine flu kills 743, sets alarm bells ringing across India

The number of deaths across India due to swine flu reached 743 on Friday, with 40 more people, including a 23-year-old pregnant woman in Delhi, succumbing to the disease

Swiss woman tourist dies of swine flu in Rajasthan

A elderly Swiss woman tourist died of swine flu in Rajasthan's Jodhpur city Thursday, taking the toll in the state to 118, officials said

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