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H1N1 Pandemic

3 more dead from swine flu, toll 135

Three more deaths from the H1N1 virus have taken the toll in Pune to 135.

Northern India is advices to strictly follow Govt public health policies to prevent the spread of H1N1.
'Northern India might have more H1N1 cases'

Monday , 2 August '10

Due to heavy rains in coming months, northern parts of India might have more cases of H1N1 viral infection.
Woman dies of H1N1, alert issued in Kerala

Friday , 4 June '10

A 19-year-old girl has died of swine flu near here, taking the death toll due to the viral infection in Kerala to seven in the last one month.
One more dies, Swine flu death toll in MP rises to 35

Wednesday , 7 April '10

One person succumbed to deadly HIN1 virus here, taking the toll due to swine flu to 35 in MP, health officials said.
The findings confirm earlier research that pregnant women are at higher risk of serious complications if they ...
Study finds H1N1 flu in pregnancy is critical risk

Friday , 19 March '10

Pregnant women who had pandemic H1N1 flu were 13 times more likely to become critically ill and be admitted to hospital, researchers said.
To begin with, the vaccine will be administered to health workers and paramilitary personnel.
First batch of imported H1N1 vaccine sent to states

Thursday , 18 March '10

Confirmed to be safe for human use, the first consignment of imported H1N1 vaccine manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur was dispatched from Delhi to various states.
Nearly 16,000 people have died worldwide from the new A(H1N1) strain.
WHO says too early to declare swine flu peak over

Wednesday , 24 February '10

It is too early to say that the swine flu pandemic has peaked in all parts of the world, the World Health Organisation's emergency committee said.
 Two other deaths that occurred last month were reported today.
Five more swine flu deaths reported from Gujarat

Monday , 22 February '10

Five swine flu deaths have been reported in the last two days in the state, taking the total death toll to 285, health officials said here on Sunday. Nine fresh cases of H1N1 have been reported from across Gujarat, they added.
So far, 1,289 people have tested positive for swine flu in Gujarat.
Three more die of swine flu in Gujarat; toll rises to 242

Wednesday , 3 February '10

Swine flu has claimed three more lives in Gujarat, taking the death toll in the state to 242, while 19 more persons tested positive for the infection.
Six more die of swine flu in Gujarat, toll reaches 222

Wednesday , 27 January '10

Swine flu has claimed six more lives in Gujarat, taking the toll due to the deadly virus to 222 in the state, health officials said.
India has given leading French pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur permission to start trials.
H1N1 vaccine trials start today

Wednesday , 20 January '10

Even as questions are raised about the efficacy of the H1N1 vaccine, India has given a leading French pharma company permission to start trials.
The World Health Organisation is to examine its handling of the H1N1 pandemic.
WHO to review its handling of H1N1 flu pandemic

Wednesday , 13 January '10

WHO is to examine its handling of the H1N1 pandemic after accusations by some politicians that it exaggerated the dangers of the virus.
Woman dies of swine flu in MP, toll rises to eight

Monday , 4 January '10

The death toll due to swine flu rose to eight in Madhya Pradesh with the death of a woman due to the disease.
Dr Margaret Chan said the virus was still active in countries including India and Egypt.
Swine flu virus could still mutate, warns WHO chief

Wednesday , 30 December '09

The head of the WHO has stressed the need to "guard against complacency" concerning the global swine flu pandemic.
Mumbai in 2009 reeled under the swine flu scare and it is yet far from over.
First wave of scare over, Mumbai prays to keep second at bay

Monday , 28 December '09

Mumbai in 2009 reeled under the swine flu scare and it is yet far from over as experts anticipate a second wave of the disease in winter.
'The big animal trial is complete and now human trial will start from January.'
India to develop swine flu vaccine by early next year: Azad

Saturday , 26 December '09

Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that India would develop the swine flu vaccine by early next year after completion of animal and human trials.
The WHO said overall A(H1N1) influenza 'activity has recently peaked in much of the (northern) hemisphere.'
Global swine flu deaths exceed 11,500: WHO

Thursday , 24 December '09

More than 11,500 people have died from swine flu worldwide since the pandemic strain was uncovered in April.
Infants and children can be protected from H1N1 virus with just one dose of vaccine, a new study claims.
Single dose of H1N1 vaccine enough to protect infants, kids

Tuesday , 22 December '09

Infants and children can be protected from H1N1 virus with just one dose of vaccine, a new study claims.
'It is a simple kit and can detect the virus in five minutes. It can be sent to villages for spot tests also.'
ICMR to launch low-cost Swine Flu diagnostic kit

Saturday , 19 December '09

A low-cost diagnostic tool kit that can detect the swine flu virus in just five minutes is being developed by the ICMR.
Testing times: As swine flu hits back, private labs record a high

Tuesday , 15 December '09

The number of H1N1 influenza samples received in the last fortnight have soared as temperatures dip in the Capital.