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The demand for air purifiers has seen a surge this year with an increasing awareness among people to breathe clean air, which is free from allergens and disease-causing pathogens.

An air purifier is a necessity, not a luxury. Here’s why

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 06:19 PM IST
As air pollution levels hit alarming levels in North India, air purifiers have become a must-have gadget in every home.
The 106-year-old patient was discharged from the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) recently after recovering(HT Photo)
The 106-year-old patient was discharged from the Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) recently after recovering(HT Photo)

106-year-old Delhi man who was child during Spanish Flu survives Covid-19

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 06:00 PM IST
Spanish Flu was a pandemic which hit the world 102 years ago, and affected nearly one-third of the global population at that time.
Swine flu was pandemic in 2009 worldwide. Since then it is considered as an endemic virus with focal outbreaks in winter.(HT Photo (Image for representation purpose))
Swine flu was pandemic in 2009 worldwide. Since then it is considered as an endemic virus with focal outbreaks in winter.(HT Photo (Image for representation purpose))

Amid coronavirus outbreak, take precaution against swine flu as well

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2020 05:49 PM IST
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday, five judges of the Supreme Court were infected by H1N1 virus causing swine flu, while three of them have resumed duties, two were recuperating and were being kept in isolation in their homes.
SAP has said two of its employees in Bengaluru have tested positive for H1N1 virus(HT Photo)
SAP has said two of its employees in Bengaluru have tested positive for H1N1 virus(HT Photo)

Two employees test positive for H1N1 virus, Bengaluru, 2 other offices closed temporarily: SAP India

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 11:18 PM IST
The employees based in these locations have been asked to work from home, the German tech giant said in a statement.
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Punjab records highest malaria, swine flu cases in five years

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Mandeep Kaur Narula, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2019 08:25 PM IST
1,062 malaria cases recorded this year against 624 cases last year while at 541, swine flu cases saw whooping jump with only 47 positive counts in 2018
As per the report, the death toll due to swine flu in Delhi this year still stands at six. The city had recorded 1,965 cases till February 18 and on Monday the number of people affected by the H1N1 infection rose to 2,835, it said.(HT File)
As per the report, the death toll due to swine flu in Delhi this year still stands at six. The city had recorded 1,965 cases till February 18 and on Monday the number of people affected by the H1N1 infection rose to 2,835, it said.(HT File)

2,835 cases of swine flu reported in Delhi this year

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2019 06:30 AM IST
Over 870 cases of swine flu have been recorded in the national capital in the last three weeks, taking the total number of people affected by the H1N1 virus in the city this year to 2,835, according to a report of the Directorate General of Health Services on Monday.
North India continues to be in the grips of seasonal flu, with H1N1 (swine flu) cases likely to cross 15,000 by the end of February, which is more than the 14,992 cases confirmed in the entire year in 2018.(HT Photo)
North India continues to be in the grips of seasonal flu, with H1N1 (swine flu) cases likely to cross 15,000 by the end of February, which is more than the 14,992 cases confirmed in the entire year in 2018.(HT Photo)

North India may record 15,000 swine flu cases by February-end

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 12:57 PM IST
The National Centre for Disease Control has reported 14,803 confirmed cases across states till February 24, with 448 deaths. This is less than half the 1,103 deaths confirmed in all of 2018.
There were 51 suspected cases of the H1N1 virus in the state since December, of which 8 were confirmed positive(Hindustan Times)
There were 51 suspected cases of the H1N1 virus in the state since December, of which 8 were confirmed positive(Hindustan Times)

Two confirmed cases of Swine flu within a week at Ranchi; 51 suspected cases since January

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Manish Raj
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2019 08:24 AM IST
However, with the health department floating a tender for the PCR machine last week, the machine is expected soon in the state.
Five students of a centrally-administered residential school near here have been tested positive for H1N1 virus while 67 others with suspected infection kept under observation (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Five students of a centrally-administered residential school near here have been tested positive for H1N1 virus while 67 others with suspected infection kept under observation (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

Five school students in Kerala tested positive for H1N1 virus

Kasargod (Kerala) | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2019 06:09 PM IST
A medical check-up was underway at the school, the health officer said, adding three doctors have been deputed for the purpose.
Students, wearing masks as protection against Swine Flu.(PTI)
Students, wearing masks as protection against Swine Flu.(PTI)

H1N1 kills 17, infects 280 others in state; cold wave behind spike?

Hindustan Times | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2019 12:39 AM IST
13 deaths, 191 infections recorded in first week of Feb; seven cases in Mumbai since beginning of yr
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)

Rajasthan, Delhi lead India’s swine flu surge

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2019 09:22 AM IST
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.
In 2019 204 cases were recorded in the state of which 24 are from Pune.(Hindustan Times)
In 2019 204 cases were recorded in the state of which 24 are from Pune.(Hindustan Times)

H1N1 influenza (swine flu) claims two victims in Pune area

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 04:40 PM IST
Last year 2,594 positive cases were reported in Maharashtra of which 600 cases were from Pune
The number of swine flu cases continues to rise in Gurugram district, with the count touching 26 on Saturday.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
The number of swine flu cases continues to rise in Gurugram district, with the count touching 26 on Saturday.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Swine flu count up to 26 in Gurugram, eight new cases in three days

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 11:08 AM IST
Meanwhile, 108 suspected cases of the flu have been reported from various parts of Gurugram so far. A case of the influenza is ‘suspected’ when patients with long-lasting symptoms of swine flu are tested for the disease but the results come out negative.
So far, six cases of swine flu have surfaced in the city. Besides, two cases are under verification at Sarojini Naidu Medical College (SNMC)(Hindustan Times)
So far, six cases of swine flu have surfaced in the city. Besides, two cases are under verification at Sarojini Naidu Medical College (SNMC)(Hindustan Times)

Woman tests positive: 5th case of swine flu this month in Lucknow

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2019 08:35 AM IST
With temperatures expected to rise in the next few days, swine flu may not be a cause of worry, but till then people need to remain cautious and avoid crowded places, said doctors.
According to data provided by Gurugram district health department, 23 suspected cases of swine flu have been reported from across the district over the past one week.(HT Photo)
According to data provided by Gurugram district health department, 23 suspected cases of swine flu have been reported from across the district over the past one week.(HT Photo)

First confirmed case of H1N1 this season reported in Gurugram district

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2019 01:54 PM IST
The patient, a 37-year-old woman who resides in Dhorka village in the district, was admitted to a private hospital with high fever on Friday. According to health department officials, she is currently undergoing treatment.
Swine flu can sometimes be fatal and its symptoms include a cough, sore throat, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting.(HT File Photo)
Swine flu can sometimes be fatal and its symptoms include a cough, sore throat, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting.(HT File Photo)

More than 40 cases of swine flu reported in Bengaluru

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Sibi Arasu
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2018 07:27 PM IST
More than 207 cases of swine flu were reported across Karnataka in September, 46 of them in Bengaluru in one week.
With the latest cases, the total number of patients affected by the H1N1 virus in Surat during this monsoon season has reached 53, and at least 28 are currently being treated in different hospitals.(HT/File Photo)
With the latest cases, the total number of patients affected by the H1N1 virus in Surat during this monsoon season has reached 53, and at least 28 are currently being treated in different hospitals.(HT/File Photo)

Six new swine flu cases in Surat, total this monsoon reaches 53

Surat | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2018 02:40 PM IST
Health officials said at least 28 people are being treated in different hospitals. While four are on ventilators, the others are reported to be stable.
People coming out of the screening centre of Swine flu ward Bhabha Hospital Bandra.(HT File Photo)
People coming out of the screening centre of Swine flu ward Bhabha Hospital Bandra.(HT File Photo)

Maharashtra sees 90% dip in swine flu cases, deaths

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 04:46 AM IST
Maharashtra reported a 90% drop in swine flu deaths and cases in 2018, compared to last year, state officials who conducted an extensive screening and diagnosis programmes across the state have found
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)

Why is flu so deadly? Know your ABCs

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 10:01 AM IST
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.
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