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Swine flu patients swell to 56 in Lucknow


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The number of people confirmed positive with the deadly swine flu virus has risen to 56 in the Uttar Pradesh capital, officials said, as they stepped ... Read more...

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Deadly mice-borne virus spreads in US national park


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A deadly virus carried by mice - that causes an incurable lung disease known as Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome - has been spreading from California's Yosemite National ... Read more...

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Hantavirus warning to 1,700 Yosemite campers


August 30th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The authorities of the Yosemite National Park have cautioned 1700 visitors who were hosted there on a camping season that they might have been infected by a deadly virus. They discovered this ... Read more...

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Deadly virus kills 13 in Uganda


July 29th, 2012 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has killed at least 13 people in Uganda, BBC reported.The outbreak began in late June but has only just ... Read more...

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300,000 computers with deadly virus to lose internet: FBI


July 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Around 300,000 internet users across the world may lose their internet connections July 9 if their computers have been infected with the deadly "Alureon/DNS Changer ... Read more...

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Computers with deadly virus to lose web link: FBI


July 5th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Internet users across the world have been warned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that if they have the "Alureon/DNS Changer bot" virus ... Read more...

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New polio cases in Pakistan alarms WHO


June 10th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concern over emergence of new polio cases in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, where around 150,000 children have reportedly not ... Read more...

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Deadly virus killing livestock in Britain


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Schmallenberg, a deadly virus for which there is no cure, is spreading across Britain and causing stillbirths and birth defects in sheep, goats and cattle.The government ... Read more...

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Poultry culling begins in Meghalaya


January 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 12 (IANS) A 13-member rapid response team Thursday began culling poultry birds at a farm in East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya after the birds tested positive for ... Read more...

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Woman given HIV-infected blood, to undergo fresh test


December 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Health officials in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district are conducting fresh tests on a woman and her baby following allegations that the woman was given HIV-infected blood ... Read more...

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Japanese Encephalitis cases on decline


October 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 24 (IANS) With the rains over, cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) have begundeclining in poverty-ridden eastern Uttar Pradesh, where the mosquito-borne killer disease has claimed the ... Read more...

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Touch elbows, don’t shake hands, to avoid flu


October 10th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Touching elbows, taking a bow or bumping fists might be better ways of greeting each other than a handclasp, which can transmit the flu virus. ... Read more...

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Scientists tame HIV by stripping it of cholesterol


September 29th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Ridding HIV of its cholesterol content deactivates the deadly virus' ability to trick the immune system and infect the body.The finding could remove a major hurdle ... Read more...

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Vaccine offers hope to treat chikungunya


August 14th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A new vaccine that may cure the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus, which afflicts millions of people in India, Southeast Asia and Africa has been developed by US ... Read more...

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Israeli researchers track deadly virus


July 25th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Unsure as to how a virus -- transmitted from birds to humans by blood-sucking mosquitoes -- migrated to the US and where it will strike next, ... Read more...

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Ensure Hepatitis-B vaccine in hospitals, Uttar Pradesh told (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Allahabad, April 15 (IANS) Taking serious note of a public suit filed by a fellow judge, Allahabad High Court Chief Justice F.I. Rebello Friday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to ... Read more...

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Judge’s complaint on Hepatitis-B to be heard as PIL


April 15th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, April 15 (IANS) A complaint made by an Allahabad High Court judge against non-availability of a life saving drug in Uttar Pradesh hospitals is to be taken up for ... Read more...

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Anti-tumor drug that also fights flu virus


March 1st, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Scientists have found that a drug, called DMXAA, originally developed as anti-tumor agent, also enhances the ability of flu vaccines to ward off this deadly virus.Their study suggests ... Read more...

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Circumcision Lowers Chances Of HPV Risk In Women, Study Says


January 9th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study carried out by American researchers in Uganda has revealed that males who have undergone circumcision have more chances of protecting their female partners against ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton Refuses To Give Permission To Kill Her Rabies Infected Pet!


November 26th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
If media reports are to be believed, Paris Hilton was also bit by Kinkajou in the recent past. And when the heiress handed over the pet to the vets and they ... Read more...

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Sweet discovery offers protection against killer viruses


November 4th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A new research suggests that a purified form of a product modified from simple sugar molecules can eradicate killer viruses by mobilizing white blood cells.When a team ... Read more...

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Swine flu death toll in Delhi 52


September 15th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Swine flu claimed another life in the capital Wednesday, taking the toll due to the deadly virus to 52 this year, an official said. The official said one ... Read more...

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Two more swine flu deaths push Delhi toll to 44


September 10th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Two people, including a four and a half year old boy, died of swine flu in Delhi Friday, taking the toll due to the deadly virus this ... Read more...

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Three die of swine flu in Delhi


September 7th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Three people infected with swine flu died in the capital Tuesday, taking the toll due to the deadly virus to 38, a health official said, adding that ... Read more...

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Four more encephalitis deaths in Uttar Pradesh


August 28th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 28 (IANS) Four more deaths due to encephalitis were reported in this Uttar Pradesh town Saturday, taking this year's toll in its epicenter, Gorakhpur, to 215. Three of the ... Read more...

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TNT Airs “I Am Legend”


June 5th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2007 movie "I Am Legend" is all set to be beamed across television screens this weekend as TNT scheduled to air it.Starring ... Read more...

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Indigenous H1N1 vaccine launched


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India Thursday got its first vaccine for H1N1 flu, almost an year after the deadly virus-caused flu was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). ... Read more...

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Annie Lennox Named As UN AIDS Spokesperson


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Annie Lennox has been named as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations in an effort to upgrade her fight against HIV and AIDS, and combat the deadly ... Read more...

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Prisoner dies of AIDs in Bhopal


May 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 4 (IANS) A prisoner accused of keeping illegal firearms died of AIDs in a Bhopal district hospital, police said Tuesday. "Sallu (20) was arrested for keeping firearms and presented ... Read more...

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Here’s why Annie Lenox wore “HIV Positive” tee


April 29th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): Annie Lennox says she sported a t-shirt emblazoned with the words 'HIV Positive' on American Idol to express solidarity with the people infected with the deadly virus.The ... Read more...

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Blood bank’s license cancelled for giving HIV+ blood


April 28th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) The licence of a blood bank in Andhra Pradesh was cancelled Wednesday after it gave HIV positive blood to a police constable injured in a road accident.Jagruti Blood ... Read more...

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Rotarix Vaccine Suspended For Temporary Period


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mar 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Every year rota virus claim the lives of millions of children all over the world and doctors have so long trusted two vaccines to save the ... Read more...

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HIV may soon fight HIV


February 19th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Vaccines against many viruses, including flu, are made from deactivated versions of those viruses, but such an approach was previously dismissed as too risky in the case of ... 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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11 fresh deaths take India’s swine flu toll to 1,061


January 10th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Eleven swine flu deaths, eight in Gujarat alone, were reported Sunday, taking the toll in India to 1,061, health officials said here. Also, 33 new cases were reported ... Read more...

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