contagious virus

Polio cases in Pakistan worry global agencies


May 15th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) With 37 polio cases reported so far this year in Pakistan, Unicef and the World Health Organisation (WHO) are a worried lot. The two institutions have ... Read more...

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Now, mathematical formula for celebrity gossip!


April 5th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Celebrity gossip on social networking sites such as Facebook spreads rapidly in the manner of a contagious virus, say researchers. Mathematicians have developed an equation that describes internet ... Read more...

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India asks WHO to explain swine flu alarm


January 20th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India Wednesday asked the World Health Organisation (WHO) to explain reports that the swine flu was a "false pandemic". Union Health Secretary K. Sujatha Rao, who is attending ... Read more...

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Imported swine flu vaccine will reach India in February


January 20th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Imported swine flu vaccine will finally be available in India by the third week of February but these vials are mainly for the high-risk group of medical ... Read more...

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India demands inquiry into WHO’s swine flu alarm (Lead)


January 19th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India Tuesday demanded an inquiry to establish why the World Health Organisation (WHO) pressed the panic button over the outbreak of swine flu, which many believe has ... Read more...

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India wants inquiry into WHO’s swine flu alarm


January 19th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India Tuesday demanded an inquiry to establish why the World Health Organisation (WHO) pressed the panic button with regard to the swine flu virus, which many believe ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll jumps to 1,136 (Lead)


January 18th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A whopping 16 swine flu deaths, 13 from Gujarat alone, were reported Monday, taking the toll due to the contagious virus in the country to 1,136, health ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll rises to 1,116 (Lead)


January 16th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Three swine flu deaths, including two in Maharashtra, were reported Saturday, taking the toll from the influenza A (H1N1) infection in India to 1,116, health officials said ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu death jumps to 1,113 (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Five swine flu deaths were recorded in India Friday, taking the toll so far to 1,113, health authorities said here. Also 64 new cases were reported in the ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll touches 1,108, over 28,000 affected (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Eight swine flu deaths were reported in India Thursday, taking the toll to 1,108, Indian health authorities said here. Also, 62 new cases were reported in the country, ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll goes up to 1,082 (Lead)


January 12th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Twelve swine flu deaths, of them eleven in Gujarat alone, were reported Tuesday, taking the total toll in India to 1,082, health authorities said here. Also, 83 new ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll touches 1,046 (Lead)


January 8th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Nine swine flu deaths were reported Friday, taking the toll to 1,046, Indian health authorities said here. Also, 88 new cases were recorded, taking the total number of ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll is 1,037, over 27,000 affected (Lead)


January 7th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Twenty two swine flu deaths were reported from across India Thursday, including seven in the national capital, taking the toll due to Influenza A (H1N1) virus to ... Read more...

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Swine flu kills 1,002 Indians in five months (Lead)


January 5th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) In just over five months, India has lost over 1,000 lives to the deadly pandemic H1N1 virus, the health ministry said here Tuesday. At least 12 people died ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll touches 990, over 26,000 affected (Lead)


January 4th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Sixteen swine flu deaths were reported in India, taking the toll in the country due to the Influenza A (H1N1) virus to 990, health authorities said here ... Read more...

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11 children among 26 new swine flu cases in Delhi


January 2nd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) At least 26 people, including 11 children, were detected with swine flu in Delhi Saturday, health authorities said. "We have 26 new swine flu cases of which 11 ... Read more...

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Two swine flu deaths in Delhi, toll 72


January 1st, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) At least two people have died due to swine flu in the national capital, taking the toll to 72, authorities said Friday. "The death toll in the capital ... Read more...

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One swine flu death in Delhi, city’s toll 70


December 31st, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) One more person died of swine flu in Delhi taking the number of casualties due to the contagious virus in the capital to 70, authorities said Thursday. "One ... Read more...

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India swine flu toll 880, over 25,000 infected (Lead)


December 28th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) At least two people died due to swine flu Monday taking the countrywide toll to 880, health authorities said, adding that 124 new cases have taken the ... Read more...

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30 kids among 68 new swine flu cases in Delhi


December 28th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) There were no fresh deaths due to swine flu in the capital but at least 68 more people were infected with the contagious virus Monday, authorities said. "We ... Read more...

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One more swine flu death in Delhi, city’s toll 67


December 27th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) One more person died of swine flu taking the total number of casualties due to the contagious virus in the capital to 67, authorities said Sunday. "At least ... Read more...

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23 swine flu deaths in India take toll to 815 (Lead)


December 23rd, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) At least 23 deaths, including 15 in Rajasthan, due to swine flu have taken the country's toll to 815, health authorities said Wednesday. According to the union health ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll reaches 792 (Lead)


December 22nd, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Three swine flu deaths, including one in the national capital, were reported Tuesday, taking the country's total toll from the HIN1 virus to 792, health officials said ... Read more...

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Badal asks officials to be alert on swine flu spread


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday directed the senior health officials to remain alert about the spread of swine flu in the state and asked them to ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll now 789, nearly 24,000 affected (Second Lead)


December 21st, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) At least nine more people have succumbed to Influenza A (H1N1) taking the national toll due to the contagious virus to 789, the union health ministry said ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll touches 769, over 23,000 affected (Lead)


December 18th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Ten swine flu deaths, including two in the national capital, were reported Friday, taking the total toll in India to 769, health authorities said here. Also, a record ... Read more...

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One swine flu death in Chandigarh, five new cases


December 18th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 18 (IANS) One more swine flu death was reported Friday in this city taking the toll due to influenza A (H1N1) to 29, a health department official said Friday. "The deceased ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll reaches 707 (Lead)


December 14th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Seven swine flu deaths were reported in India Monday, taking the toll due to Influenza A (H1N1) virus to 707 so far, health authorities said here. Also, 239 ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand to train yoga gurus to tackle swine flu


December 14th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Hundreds of hermits and yoga gurus will be taught about the proper practice of hand washing and other necessary medical precautions to control the ... Read more...

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One swine flu death in Chandigarh, six new cases


December 9th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) One more death due to swine flu was reported in this union territory Wednesday, taking the toll from influenza A (H1N1) here to 25, a health official said. ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll touches 666 (Lead)


December 9th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) At least 13 more swine flu patients died in India, taking the toll due to the contagious virus to 666, health authorities said Wednesday. Of these latest ... Read more...

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Pharma firms to conduct H1N1 vaccine human trials in India


December 8th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) An indigenous swine flu vaccine is far from ready but India has given the green signal to two foreign pharmaceutical giants to begin human ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll touches 600 (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Nine swine flu deaths, including five in Rajasthan, were reported Thursday, taking the toll in India to 600, health authorities said. Delhi recorded its highest number of ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu death toll jumps to 580 (Lead)


December 1st, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Five swine flu deaths were reported in the country Tuesday, taking the toll to 580, health authorities said here. A record 198 new cases were also recorded. This ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll touches 560, over 17,000 affected


November 25th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Two swine flu deaths were reported in India Wednesday, taking the toll due to the Influenza A (H1N1) virus to 560, health authorities said here. At least 234 ... Read more...

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