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New swine flu strain discovered

Adding to the list of several lethal mutations of the swine flu virus, the Minnesota department of health (Mdh) in the United States recently zeroed in on a new strain variant, the H1N2V.

The new st

Strain of swine flu virus variant found

A new strain of swine flu virus with the potential to cause another pandemic has emerged, causing concern to health planners. The new strain, a variant of H3N2 virus that circulates in pigs, has acqu

Swine flu wipes out adults in their prime

The H1N1 virus seems to have slowly but steadily made its way into the state, with the deaths toll since January this year standing as 12. Adults, particularly young to middling adults, are more pron

H1N1: Hospitals in state on high alert

H1N1 influenza is back. With more than a dozen cases confirmed in the state, the health department has put all doctors in government and private hospitals on high alert for symptoms of the infection e

Woman tests positive for swine flu

A 27-year-old woman from Harda has tested positive for swine flu, health officials here said.

The woman had given birth to a child sometime back but as her condition was not good, the doctors at

Experts to discuss swine flu measures

Chennai corporation will conduct an experts meet on swine flu in the city on Wednesday.

“Senior health and private officials will take part in the meet and discuss methods to create awareness about t

Tenders open for vaccinations


The government has ordered a whopping 55 lakh doses of the intra-nasal spray, at a cost of Rs 55 lakh, to immunize the high-risk population, with the tender for A(H1N1) vaccinations opening on Friday.

Swine flu on rise, yet GHMC says no to labs

Swine flu continues unabated in the state. After infecting almost 100 people in Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts and around half a dozen people in Vizag, an engineering student in Mahbubnagar is th

Orders to contain disease outbreak

As the state gears up for the monsoon, local bodies have been instructed to form epidemic cells to deal with diseases that often threaten to accompany it .

Dr Thomas Varghese, joint director-health

24/7 control room tabs on swine flu

The state government on Tuesday informed the Assembly that A(H1N1) or swine flu virus is well under check in the state.

Chief minister Ms J. Jayalalithaa told the House that tests to detect the viru

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