H1N1 flu, popularly known as Swine flu, is an infection that exploits a weakened immune system to attack major organs, especially the lungs.
30 Jul 2019 2:07 AM
Private-run hospitals and clinics are failing to diagnose cases of swine flu-H1N1 virus, say officials of the state government.
26 Jul 2019 2:26 AM
The exponential spike in the numbers has caused the Maharashtra government to issue an advisory on precautions that should be taken.
23 Jun 2019 6:16 AM
Currently, Oseltamivir, popularly known as Tamiflu or Fluvir, is the only drug of choice to treat the contagion which is high in demand.
13 May 2019 3:08 AM
The state’s health department said that there had been a spurt in H1N1 cases due to climatic changes.
10 May 2019 3:14 AM
928 patients have been detected with swine flu and are currently being treated for the disease.
24 Mar 2019 5:07 AM
In the state, Nagpur witnessed the highest number of swine flu deaths with nine people falling prey to the disease.
08 Mar 2019 3:59 AM
H1N1 virus spreads when an individual touches an infected person or breathes droplets of coughs and sneezes that are in the air.
16 Feb 2019 11:17 AM
So far, 145 patients are being treated for the disease.
16 Feb 2019 2:27 AM
State head of epidemiology and infectious diseases’ expert, Dr Pradeep Awate, said that such kind of flu reaches its peak twice a year.
13 Feb 2019 3:20 AM
Virus has so far affected over 9,000 persons all over country.
13 Feb 2019 3:19 AM
The case was extremely critical and complex as her foetus could not be delivered prematurely but had to be protected from the virus in the womb.
12 Feb 2019 1:36 AM
A state health official said a swine flu treatment facility is available in all districts and state and civic-run hospitals.
28 Jan 2019 1:46 AM
Earlier, the rally was scheduled to be held in Bhubaneswar. However, the plan was changed by the party and rescheduled for Puri.
24 Jan 2019 1:13 AM
It has claimed 51 lives in the state in January so far.
22 Jan 2019 12:51 PM
BJP leader and in-charge of the party's IT cell Amit Malviya said Shah was fine and has returned home from the hospital.
20 Jan 2019 12:18 PM
This year, the swine flu virus affected 2,375 people between January and October.
02 Nov 2018 1:59 AM
Till October 24, 542 people across India lost their lives due to swine flu.
26 Oct 2018 1:50 AM
Till now, the practice has been to send patients’ swabs to laboratories in Pune or Mumbai, in the bargain delaying treatment.
24 Oct 2018 1:47 AM
2 patients died in Osmania General Hospital. 3 other patients died in Gandhi General Hospital.
17 Oct 2018 11:34 AM