[

flu virus

]

Latest from flu virus

Steady uptick in flu cases sparks Covid fears in Delhi

Doctors said the erratic weather in the National Capital Region — intense spells of rain, followed by rising heat and humidity — may be driving influenza cases up.
Patients are tested for Covid-19, in accordance with central government guidelines, almost all of which return negative. Currently, doctors said, seven of 10 fever cases are caused by the flu.(REUTERS)
Patients are tested for Covid-19, in accordance with central government guidelines, almost all of which return negative. Currently, doctors said, seven of 10 fever cases are caused by the flu.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 03, 2021 05:28 AM IST
Copy Link
By, New Delhi

How India must fight coronavirus | HT Editorial

Be transparent, spread awareness, and equip hospitals.
Public awareness, active surveillance for early detection and isolation of cases, rapid identification and daily monitoring of close contacts, and clinical care have helped India isolate and cure three imported cases of Covid-19.(PTI)
Public awareness, active surveillance for early detection and isolation of cases, rapid identification and daily monitoring of close contacts, and clinical care have helped India isolate and cure three imported cases of Covid-19.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 04, 2020 07:54 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | By

Keto diet may help you fight the flu. Here’s all you need to know

The researchers found that the ketogenic diet triggered the release of gamma delta T cells, immune system cells that produce mucus in the cell linings of the lung while the high-carbohydrate diet did not.
Ketogenic diet can help in fighting the flu virus.(Unsplash)
Ketogenic diet can help in fighting the flu virus.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 16, 2019 03:38 PM IST
Copy Link
New York | ByIndo Asian News Service

Rajasthan, Delhi lead India’s swine flu surge

Swine flu (H1N1) cases are projected to cross 10,000 this week, with 2,666 new cases in just one week ending February 10, taking India’s H1N1 count to 9,367 in the first 40 days of 2019. There have been 312 deaths.
While this year has registered a sharp spike in cases in February as compared to all of 2018, when there were 14,992 recorded cases and 1,103 deaths, the virus has not turned any more deadly than it was last year.(Hindustan Times)
While this year has registered a sharp spike in cases in February as compared to all of 2018, when there were 14,992 recorded cases and 1,103 deaths, the virus has not turned any more deadly than it was last year.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 09:22 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Why is flu so deadly? Know your ABCs

Novel viruses cause pandemics because humans have no immunity against them. The last big flu pandemic was caused by the novel H1N1 virus, which killed close to 300,000 people in 2009-10.
Of the three types of seasonal influenza viruses, Influenza B and C infect humans predominantly, while Influenza A infects many animal species, including birds, pigs, horses, seals, whales, anteaters, cats and dogs.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Of the three types of seasonal influenza viruses, Influenza B and C infect humans predominantly, while Influenza A infects many animal species, including birds, pigs, horses, seals, whales, anteaters, cats and dogs.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 29, 2018 10:01 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | By

Is there a cure for flu virus? Answers to your 10 most-asked questions

Common cold and flu is very debilitating and you have many questions around it. Can you get the flu from your pet, should you get flu shots, and how severe can it really be? We get an expert to answer basic questions about the shape-shifting virus.
As the virus continuously changes its form and shape, people are exposed to newer strains every year.(Shutterstock)
As the virus continuously changes its form and shape, people are exposed to newer strains every year.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 23, 2018 11:41 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | By
SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Friday, January 28, 2022