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Health Ministry sends 2 teams to Gujarat, Punjab to assist states in containing swine flu

In view of rising cases of swine flu and deaths due to the disease in Gujarat and Punjab, the Union Health Ministry has sent two teams to assess the situation and assist the states in strengthening their response mechanism to contain the ailment.Fifty-four deaths and 1,187 cases were reported in Gujarat till February 7, while

Swine flu claims 15 lives in Punjab, eight in Haryana

Chandigarh Swine flu has claimed 15 lives in Punjab and eight in neighbouring Haryana this year, officials said Friday. More than 270 patients were found affected by the flu in Punjab this year, said Dr Gagandeep Singh Grover, the state nodal officer for swine flu.”Fifteen people have died due to H1N1 infection from January 1

Swine flu Punjab Haryana cases

Swine flu gives shivers to Punjab and Haryana: Sudden spurt in cases

Swine flu no more a seasonal infection, say doctors RAVINDER SINGH MALIK/ WAMIL VASHIST Chandigarh Swine flu, believed to have crept its way during the summer of 2009 engulfing umpteen numbers of victims globally, is no more a seasonal virus infected influenza. Doctors say the bolstering of the virulence (severity in medical terms) of this

OPD holiday Haryana

OPD’s to remain open on holidays in Haryana

STATE HAS WITNESSED 6 SWINE FLU DEATHS IN LAST TEN DAYS. WHICH HAS AWAKEN THE GOVERNMENT SLEEPING FOR A LONG TIME RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Despite the government’s claim of proper arrangement to deal with swine flu, state has witnessed 6 swine flu deaths in last ten days. Which has awaken the government sleeping for a long time. One of the sources said that government showed laziness to aware people

Spread of swine flu raises alarm in Telangana

Spread of swine flu raises alarm in Telangana

Spread of swine flu raises alarm in Telangana. Telangana is witnessing a spurt in swine flu or H1N1 cases from the past few weeks. As per the information by government officials, at least 10-15 swine flu cases have been detected in the region. Speaking to ANI, Dr Shankar, Director Institute of Preventive Medicine, said, “In

Swine flu reported in Sangrur

Swine flu reported in Sangrur. On Monday , a new case of swine flu has been reported from Sangrur district. According to sources, with this, the swine flu case count has reached four. The patient is Monica Arora, 24, of Bagrian village in Amargarh sub-division. She had gone to Hisar in Haryana on February 8

Swine Flu(H1N1) awareness seminar organized in Patiala

Swine Flu(H1N1) awareness seminar organized in Patiala . Today under the direction of Dr balwinder singh ,civil surgeon Patiala , swine flu(H1N1) awareness seminar was organized in red cross bhawan ,Patiala in which more than 250 employee of buses and student from nanny course took participation . Dr gurmeet singh girn ,epidemiologist ,Patiala said that

Swine flu season on, testing kits are not available

Sajan Sharma, Chandigarh With the onset of winter season the swine flu cases are expected to rise but the worst part is that the testing kits for the disease are not available in state medical colleges. These kits are supposed to sent by the central government but as this year the disease has more impact

Spread of swine flu raises alarm in Telangana

Over 100 swine flu cases reported within 3 weeks in Ludhiana

100 swine flu cases reported within 3 weeks in Ludhiana. Swine flu is spreading day by day. Over 100 cases have been reported within just 3 weeks in Ludhiana. Also, 204 people have been affected in Punjab so far. Swine flu cases have already surpassed the previous year figure of 177 positive cases and 62

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Swine flu infection may trigger type 1 diabetes: study

London, Sep 15, Swine flu infection may trigger type 1 diabetes: study. Infection with H1N1 influenza – also known as swine flu – may put people, particularly children, at greater risk of developing type 1 diabetes, a study suggests. The study found that Norwegians aged 30 or younger who were infected with the H1N1 influenza

Swine Flu: Wash hands, greet with folded hands to prevent

Wash hands, greet with folded hands to prevent Swine flu !

By Dr. Ashwani K Malhotra Swine Flu: The number of patients of Swine flu and the deaths of the critically ill among them is rising every day with reports of newer patients being admitted to the isolation wards specially created for Swine flu patients in hospitals across the country.Not that all the patients with a

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Two more cases of swine flu, count reach 95 so far

DP Correspondent, Ludhiana: So far, 95 cases of swine flu suspected by health department, 35 were confirmed by the department and till now eight deaths have been confirmed by the officials. However, swine flu cases are increasing day by day.Two fresh cases have been confirmed on Monday by department including 70 years female resident of Basant Avenue Dugri Ludhiana and another eight years

Swine flu toll rises to 17 in Odisha

Swine flu toll rises to 17 in Odisha. Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 The Swine flu death toll in Odisha increased to 17 with a woman succumbing to the H1N1 virus at the SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack today. With this, the SCB medical college hospital recorded four swine flu deaths, said Manoranjan Patnaik, nodal officer

Health Dept on full alert against swine flu, instructed to set up separate wards

Health Dept full alert swine flu. Punjab Health Department here has pulled its socks smelling the threat of the swine flu and dengue and it put into action its staff and instructions have been issued to all the state government run and the private hospitals to be prepared to face the challenge and also told

76 cases of swine flu reports this year so far, dengue counts 44

76 cases of swine flu reports this year so far, dengue counts 44. Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) : With the advent of this fiscal year, numerous of diseases overcome the people in different stages. Diseases including dengue, chikungunya, swine flu among others have affected in large. Health department has confirmed the data of number of patients and

Swine flu victim survived with ECMO

Swine flu victim survived with ECMO. DP Correspondent, Ludhiana: Doctors at Hero DMC Heart Institute (HDHI) were recently able to a make a 60 year old male patient survive, who suffering from swine flu and had difficulty in breathing, says Secretary of DMCH Managing Society Prem Kumar Gupta.According to Prem Kumar Gupta, the patient got admitted in

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Actress Richa Chadha Down With Swine Flu

Richa Chadha Swine Flu. Bollywood actors are falling down with swine flu. After Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao, Richa Chadha has also been caught with swine flu. They have been suffering from this disease for the past 3 days.Actor Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao are recently caught by having symptoms of swine flu.

Aamir Khan and Wife Kiran Rao Down With Swine Flu

Aamir Khan and Wife Kiran Rao Down With Swine Flu

Aamir Khan and Wife Kiran Rao Down With Swine Flu. On Sunday, Famous star of Bollywood Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao were to attend a prize distribution ceremony in Pune.  This event was hosted by the actor’s social venture, Paani Foundation, but unfortunately, the couple had to give a miss to the event. The

Swine Flu: 4 more positive tests found in Chandigarh

swine flu case Chandigarh : On Wednesday four more patients showed positive result in swine flu test in Chandigarh. Total 18 cases reported in the city in this year. Three patients have already died of the respiratory infection caused by the H1N1 strain of the influenza virus in the past three weeks.Those who tested positive

Man dies of swine flu in Ludhiana hospital

Man dies of swine flu in Ludhiana hospital. Ludhiana, Jul 27 A 58-year-old man died of swine flu at the DMC hospital here, a senior health department official said today. Epidemiologist Dr Ramesh, the nodal officer for swine flu, said the patient hailed from Pakhowal road here. During this monsoon, 46 suspected cases of swine