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87 pigs die in Mizoram village near Bangladesh border, panic over ASF suspicion

The Mizoram government has already sounded alert for ASF in the state and declared Lungsen village as an infected area.
The actual disease is yet to be confirmed, the measure is being taken in accordance with ASF Prevention and Containment National Action Plan, an official said.(Parveen Kumar/HT File Photo)
The actual disease is yet to be confirmed, the measure is being taken in accordance with ASF Prevention and Containment National Action Plan, an official said.(Parveen Kumar/HT File Photo)
Published on Apr 04, 2021 11:02 PM IST
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Tusshar Kapoor on Bollywood’s negative image: The industry has crossed many mountains, isse bhi zyaada dekha hai

Actor Tusshar Kapoor says the current vilification of the film industry is something that “too shall pass”.
Actor Tusshar Kapoor co-produced the recent OTT release Laxmii.
Actor Tusshar Kapoor co-produced the recent OTT release Laxmii.
Updated on Nov 21, 2020 01:18 PM IST
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By Rishabh Suri, New Delhi

Just like Swine Flu, Covid-19 may see spike during winter: AIIMS director

Dr Guleria stated that escalation of particulate pollution during the winter may not always be fatal but might have serious consequences, meaning that patients may need ICU or ventilator assistance, leading to higher mortality.
Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).(PTI photo)
Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).(PTI photo)
Updated on Oct 22, 2020 10:22 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Niyati Singh

Sonam Kapoor responds to new flu strain with ‘pandemic potential’: ‘Had a version of swine flu, wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy’

Actor Sonam Kapoor has said that as a survivor of a version of swine flu, she wouldn’t wish it on her worst enemy.
Sonam Kapoor contracted the swine flu in 2015.
Sonam Kapoor contracted the swine flu in 2015.
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 06:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk

‘Will take measures to prevent any virus outbreak’: China on new influenza variant G4

The WHO will read the Chinese study carefully, spokesperson Christian Lindmeier told a Geneva briefing on Tuesday, saying it was important to collaborate on findings and keep tabs on animal populations.
The new influenza variant has been named G4 and is genetically linked and descended from the H1N1 strain that caused a pandemic that killed thousands in 2009.(Yogendra Kumar/HT File Photo)
The new influenza variant has been named G4 and is genetically linked and descended from the H1N1 strain that caused a pandemic that killed thousands in 2009.(Yogendra Kumar/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 07:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi

New influenza virus G4 can trigger pandemic, needs close monitoring: Chinese scientists

Scientists at Chinese universities and China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention say New flu virus G4 possesses “all the essential hallmarks of being highly adapted to infect humans” and needs close monitoring.
Scientists found that G4 was highly infectious, replicating in human cells and causing more serious symptoms in ferrets than other viruses.(File photo)
Scientists found that G4 was highly infectious, replicating in human cells and causing more serious symptoms in ferrets than other viruses.(File photo)
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 08:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray

New swine flu found in China has pandemic potential

Tests also showed that any immunity humans gain from exposure to seasonal flu does not provide protection from G4, the new swine flu.
G4 possesses “all the essential hallmarks of being highly adapted to infect humans,” say researchers.(Shutterstock/Representative Image)
G4 possesses “all the essential hallmarks of being highly adapted to infect humans,” say researchers.(Shutterstock/Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 30, 2020 06:23 AM IST
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Washington | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

Punjab to get UK piglets meant for northeast states now hit by African swine flu

The animals, to be distributed among Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland, which had come up with a special pig breeding policy, will now be sent to Punjab
A view of the pig farm at Nabha in Patiala district where piglets imported from the UK will be kept.(HT Photo)
A view of the pig farm at Nabha in Patiala district where piglets imported from the UK will be kept.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2020 06:38 PM IST
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Swine flu, malaria and HIV drugs: Mumbai doctors’ Covid-19 treatment formula

Doctors say combination of the three drugs has helped cure Covid-19 patients
One cured patient is a 45-year-old resident of Madanpura with a travel history from Delhi, who was admitted to Kasturba Hospital with complaints of fever, cold, dry cough and bodyache on March 21. ( Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
One cured patient is a 45-year-old resident of Madanpura with a travel history from Delhi, who was admitted to Kasturba Hospital with complaints of fever, cold, dry cough and bodyache on March 21. ( Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 16, 2020 10:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rupsa Chakraborty, Mumbai

Covid-19: Draw lessons for the future, writes M Venkaiah Naidu

In India, the political unanimity in dealing with it is heartening. Citizens have also cooperated
Covid-19 has tested mighty nations, raising issues of deficiencies in institutions, infrastructure, international cooperation(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Covid-19 has tested mighty nations, raising issues of deficiencies in institutions, infrastructure, international cooperation(Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 06, 2020 06:26 PM IST
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By M Venkaiah Naidu

22-year-old Panipat woman who died of heart attack tests positive for swine flu

Test report received after death is negative for covid-19; she had reported at Ambala Cantonment civil hospital with flu-like symptoms last week
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Updated on Mar 27, 2020 05:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ambala | By HT Correspondent, Ambala

Covid-19: In the line of fire, duty comes first for Mohali doctors

The medical personnel are working long hours in uncomfortable protective suits
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Updated on Mar 23, 2020 12:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hillary Victor, Mohali

The war against coronavirus is a people’s war. Here is how to fight it, writes Naresh Trehan

India is at an inflection point. The next phase is crucial. We must exercise maximum caution
As a large country, even a few per cent of infected people will weigh heavy on existing health care systems. India must now build designated Covid-19 hospitals across the country(PTI)
As a large country, even a few per cent of infected people will weigh heavy on existing health care systems. India must now build designated Covid-19 hospitals across the country(PTI)
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 11:38 AM IST
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By Naresh Trehan

Yellow: The colour for all Covid-19 waste

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Updated on Mar 20, 2020 07:45 PM IST
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By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai

6 suspected swine flu patients die in Punjab since January

Thirty one persons had died due to the flu of a total of 541 patients in 2019.
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Published on Mar 17, 2020 11:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By Avtar Singh, Sangrur

Coronavirus: How the public must respond to the global pandemic

Our preoccupation to protect ourselves should equal our obligation to keep the community healthy. When this is all over, it will rest on all of civilised society to exclude practices that put scores of people far and wide at risk
A single virus that originated from a single animal source transmitting an infection to one person has brought such a frenzy around the world beyond geographic borders, religion, socio-economic differences, education and political ideologies(REUTERS)
A single virus that originated from a single animal source transmitting an infection to one person has brought such a frenzy around the world beyond geographic borders, religion, socio-economic differences, education and political ideologies(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 16, 2020 01:00 PM IST
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By Ravikumar Chockalingam

No pussyfooting, tackle Covid-19 head-on

The general attitude towards public health in India is ill-informed, callous, and fatalistic
People wearing face mask as protection against coronavirus, arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on Wednesday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
People wearing face mask as protection against coronavirus, arrive at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on Wednesday.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 05, 2020 11:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Ayaz Memon

Amid coronavirus outbreak, take precaution against swine flu as well

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.
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))
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 05:49 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

Hearings hit as 6 Supreme Court judges get swine flu

The health ministry said five SC judges are indisposed because of swine flu, but justice Chandrachud remarked that six of his colleagues had contracted the virus. The statement didn’t name the judges.
According to the statement, the court rooms of the SC and the judges’ residences were being sanitised.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
According to the statement, the court rooms of the SC and the judges’ residences were being sanitised.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 02:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

WHO declares coronavirus a global crisis; death toll mounts to 213

The declaration was made as health officials in China said that the death toll from the outbreak has jumped to 213 across China with at least 42 new deaths reported from the most-affected central Chinese province of Hubei.
Police officers wearing masks are seen at at the Tiananmen Square, as the country is hit by an epidemic of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China.(REUTERS)
Police officers wearing masks are seen at at the Tiananmen Square, as the country is hit by an epidemic of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 05:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis

3-year-old boy dies of swine flu in Amritsar

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Published on Jan 27, 2020 10:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar

Punjab records highest malaria, swine flu cases in five years

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
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Published on Nov 02, 2019 08:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Mandeep Kaur Narula, Amritsar

Audit shows 69% of swine flu deaths in Rajasthan were in ‘high risk group’

Rajasthan is ranked seven of 10 states in regard to swine flu deaths. Between January and May this year, the state recorded 5,021 cases and 205 deaths, which is 4.08%.
The health department in Rajasthan did an audit of swine flu deaths in the state between January and May, 2019.(HT File Photo)
The health department in Rajasthan did an audit of swine flu deaths in the state between January and May, 2019.(HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 05, 2019 02:15 PM IST
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Hindusan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent

200 swine flu cases reported in first five months: BMC data

While there were no cases reported between January and May in 2018, 70 cases (three deaths) were reported in 2017, and two cases in 2016.
The city has witnessed 200 cases of swine flu (H1N1) in the first five months of the year— the highest since 2016. There have been two deaths owing to the virus in March.(Manoj Patil/HT photo)
The city has witnessed 200 cases of swine flu (H1N1) in the first five months of the year— the highest since 2016. There have been two deaths owing to the virus in March.(Manoj Patil/HT photo)
Updated on May 25, 2019 05:05 AM IST
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Mumbai | By Sadaguru Pandit

2 women die of H1N1, 2019’s first victims from Mumbai

These are the first deaths of Mumbai residents caused by the respiratory infection in 2019.
Swine flu, a respiratory infection, generally spreads rapidly during winters, but there has been a spike in the number of cases across India even as warmer weather set in.(HT Photo)
Swine flu, a respiratory infection, generally spreads rapidly during winters, but there has been a spike in the number of cases across India even as warmer weather set in.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2019 11:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

1,266 Swine flu cases reported in Maharashtra between Jan 1 and April 15

A majority of swine flu cases were reported from Nagpur, Pune, Nashik, Thane and Palghar, said officials at the Directorate of Health Services (DHS).
Experts said fluctuating temperatures in March and April, and high humidity levels could be helping the spread of the H1N1 virus in Maharashtra.(HT FIle Photo)
Experts said fluctuating temperatures in March and April, and high humidity levels could be helping the spread of the H1N1 virus in Maharashtra.(HT FIle Photo)
Published on Apr 19, 2019 01:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Dengue is on the rise in Mumbai: Time to clean mosquito-breeding sites near you

Civic officials say people need to cooperate; experts blame weather
Although the rains are three months away, the city reported 44 cases of dengue in the first three months of 2019, compared to 19 during the corresponding period last year.(HT File)
Although the rains are three months away, the city reported 44 cases of dengue in the first three months of 2019, compared to 19 during the corresponding period last year.(HT File)
Updated on Apr 08, 2019 01:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai

81 H1N1 cases in Mumbai in March, up from 40 in February

Experts said the fluctuating temperatures in Mumbai in March and high humidity could be helping the virus spread. Civic officials also cited better surveillance for more cases being reported.
Not just Mumbai, the number of Swine Flu cases has gone up across Maharashtra, said state surveillance officer Pradip Awate.(HT File / Representational Photo)
Not just Mumbai, the number of Swine Flu cases has gone up across Maharashtra, said state surveillance officer Pradip Awate.(HT File / Representational Photo)
Updated on Apr 05, 2019 10:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Aayushi Pratap, Mumbai

With rising mercury, swine flu cases dip in Delhi, say experts

Data obtained from the National Centre for Disease Control too showed that the number of cases peaked during the week ending on February 17, when 609 were reported in a single week.
Delhi hospitals may have reported 14 deaths due to swine flu (H1N1) during the week ending on March 24, but the number of cases has actually gone down owing to rising temperatures, experts say.(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Delhi hospitals may have reported 14 deaths due to swine flu (H1N1) during the week ending on March 24, but the number of cases has actually gone down owing to rising temperatures, experts say.(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 28, 2019 02:00 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Delhi records 3,500 cases of swine flu this year, highest since 2010

At 21, the death toll from swine flu in Delhi this year (till March 24) is already the highest since 2010 when the H1N1 virus infection killed 77 in the entire year, according to data from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
21 people have died due to swine flu in Delhi this year (till March 24).(Photo: Parveen Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
21 people have died due to swine flu in Delhi this year (till March 24).(Photo: Parveen Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 27, 2019 08:09 AM IST
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