swine flu

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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Five more swine flu cases in Lucknow


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Five more cases of swine flue were reported in the Uttar Pradesh capital Thursday, a day after an elderly person died of the virus here.Samples of ... Read more...

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Senior citizen dies of swine flu in Lucknow


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Swine flu has claimed the life of a retired doctor here, an official said Wednesday. Dr S.B. Singh, a physiotherapist who had retired from the King ... Read more...

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SMART biochip can speedily detect flu virus


June 11th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) A new biochip - appropriately named SMART - can reliably and speedily detect the flu virus, can be carried in a first aid kit and can ... Read more...

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Second swine flu death reported in Himachal


April 25th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has reported its second death this year due to swine flu, a health official said Wednesday.A 66-year-old woman from Shimla district died Monday evening ... Read more...

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57 people die of swine flu in India


April 24th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As many as 57 people have died, mostly in Maharashtra, of swine flu in the country till April 18 this year, the Rajya Sabha was ... Read more...

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First swine flu death in Mumbai


April 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Swine flu claimed its first victim in Mumbai as a 23-year-old pregnant woman died in a hospital after she contracted the deadly H1N1 virus, an official ... Read more...

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‘No mutation of swine flu virus’


April 11th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The health ministry Wednesday denied reports of swine flu virus H1N1 having mutated and said the situation was under control.Refuting reports that a new strain ... Read more...

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Delhi prepared for swine flu


April 10th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) With swine flu cases being reported from various parts of the country, the Delhi government Tuesday said hospitals in the capital were prepared to deal ... Read more...

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Russia blames Georgia for swine flu


April 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A top Russian official Monday blamed a recent outbreak of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) in the country on Georgia. The virus affects only animals ... Read more...

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First swine flu death in Himachal


April 7th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman, who tested positive for swine flu, died in Shimla Saturday, the first death in Himachal Pradesh this year, a health official said."The victim, ... Read more...

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Swine flu reported in Himachal


April 5th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman tested positive for swine flu in Shimla Wednesday, the first case in Himachal Pradesh this year, a health official said here."The victim, a ... Read more...

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Swine flu claims one life in Bhopal


March 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 29 (IANS) A 37-year-old man has died of swine flu at a private hospital here, a doctor said Thursday.Anil Hole, a resident of Saket Nagar was admitted to ... Read more...

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Goa on alert after Pune swine flu outbreak


March 24th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) Authorities in Goa have upped their precautionary measures as Pune in neighbouring Maharashtra reported several swine flu cases.The directorate of health services (DHS) in Goa has ... Read more...

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‘Five swine flu deaths in Rajasthan’


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 20 (IANS) Five people have reportedly died of swine flu in Rajasthan over the past 20 days, including two Tuesday, and the state health machinery has been placed ... Read more...

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Swine flu erupts in Maharashtra, claims four lives


March 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 17 (IANS) After a lull of six months, swine flu has again reared its head in Maharashtra, claiming four lives in Pune in the past fortnight, including two ... Read more...

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Discovery could prevent deaths from severe flu outbreaks


March 1st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Researchers have stumbled on a new discovery that may help prevent deaths from severe flu outbreaks and also lung injuries, especially among seemingly healthy people.Specifically, the ... Read more...

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81 Mexicans die of swine flu


February 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) Eighty-one people have so far died of swine flu in Mexico this year, while at least 3,522 have been infected with the virus, health officials ... Read more...

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58 Mexicans die of flu


February 6th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) A total of 58 people have died of flu in Mexico so far this year. The deaths were caused by different strains of flu virus, ... Read more...

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CDC confirms three new swine flu cases in Iowa


November 25th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Iowa, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that three new cases of the swine flu have been confirmed in Iowa. The CDC says the disease ... Read more...

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Muammar Gaddafi: A man of eccentricities, enigma


October 20th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddaffi, who was killed by National Transitional Council fighters in his hometown Sirte Thursday, will be remembered as a "mercurial and eccentric" man.In ... Read more...

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It’s Ganesh Chaturthi, millions welcome elephant god


September 1st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) The sounds of the first 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' welcoming the elephant-headed Lord Ganesh resounded through this Maharashtra capital Thursday as the 10-day Ganpati festival began ... Read more...

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Swine flu spread much wider than suspected


June 9th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) The swine flu outbreak during the winter of 2009-2010 was much more widespread than previously realised, a study says.Blood samples taken from Scottish adults in March ... Read more...

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Woman diagnosed with swine flu in Bhopal


April 21st, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 21 (IANS) A woman whose husband died of swine flu here last week was Thursday diagnosed with the same infection, officials said."Rupal Soni has been diagnosed with swine ... Read more...

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1 death, 11 new swine flu cases in India


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) One person died of swine flu while 11 fresh cases of the H1N1 virus were reported in the country in the week ending March 20, ... Read more...

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Boys infect boys with swine flu: Study


February 1st, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study of how swine flu spread in a primary school during the 2009 pandemic has revealed that boys predominantly pass on flu to other boys and ... Read more...

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Young child among eleven H1N1 flu deaths in Jordan


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:29 am ICT by BNO News
AMMAN (BNO NEWS) -- A four-year-old Jordanian girl died of A/H1N1 influenza on Saturday, bringing the total number of flu fatalities this season to 11, Jordan's Ministry of Health said.The girl, who ... Read more...

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Swine flu vaccines go waste in Pakistan


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) District health officials in Pakistan are "not very keen" to use swine flu vaccines donated by the World Health Organisation (WHO), thus resulting in the country's failure to ... Read more...

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Plasma therapy may work for patients with severe 2009 H1N1 infection


January 20th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Using plasma from patients who have recovered from an infection to treat those with the same infection is an old medical therapy to treat multiple diseases.The same ... Read more...

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British Band ‘Broadcast’s Founder Trish Keenan Dies At 42


January 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lead singer of the band 'Broadcast,' Trish Keenan passed away on Friday, the Warp Records group announced the news to the media. The media outlets reported ... Read more...

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Britain’s swine flu death toll rises to 112


January 13th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) The death toll due to swine flu in Britain has risen to 112, according to a government report.The figure went up on the 50 cases reported last week ... Read more...

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10 swine flu cases reported last week


January 12th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Ten swine flu cases were reported in the country in the week ending Jan 9, the health ministry said Wednesday. No deaths were reported during the period. ... Read more...

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Olivia Rae Clee-Barnett dies from swine flu


January 6th, 2011 - 2:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Merseyside, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British teenager who was amongst a group of singers who won a reality TV show in Britain has died. Olivia Rae Clee-Barnett died of swine ... Read more...

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Teen Talent Winner Olivia Rae Clee-Barnett Dies of Swine Flu


January 6th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seventeen year old teen talent contest winner Olivia Rae Clee-Barnett has died, becoming yet another victim of the Swine Flu outbreak which has claimed six lives in Merseyside. ... Read more...

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Obesity ups death risk for swine flu patients


January 5th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Extreme obesity upped the death risk for those infected with H1N1 or swine flu in 2009, a study shows.Researchers co-related extreme obesity with a nearly three-fold increased odds ... Read more...

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