Amid pandemic, Bengaluru hospitals see five-fold rise in demand for flu shots

Dr Harish Kumar, consultant - Paediatrics & Paediatric Intensive Care, Aster CMI Hospital, said, “Of late, people who were not opting to take these vaccines have started doing so.

published on : 7th December 2020

Prepare for both dengue and Covid-19 cases: Delhi govt

Govt announces treatment guidelines for hospitals to deal with both diseases having overlapping symptoms

published on : 21st October 2020

Kerala has been excellent in tackling COVID-19 but then what about these diseases?

Dr T Jacob John, the brain behind the setting up of the Kerala Institute of Virology and Infectious Diseases in Alappuzha, said the lack of a public health surveillance system is hitting Kerala hard

published on : 7th May 2020

Coronavirus pandemic is 10 times more deadly than swine flu: WHO 

Earlier, WHO chief had also said that the fatality rate of COVID-19 is estimated to be 10 times higher than influenza.

published on : 13th April 2020

30 hospital staffers quarantined in Chandigarh as patient under treatment for H1N1 tests coronavirus positive

Meanwhile, five more positive cases of coronavirus were reported from Chandigarh on Monday taking the number of cases in the city to 13, states the medical bulletin of Chandigarh Administration.

published on : 30th March 2020

Triple whammy: Bihar now facing facing outbreak of bird flue, swine fever

Besides the deaths of hundreds of crows and other birds in Patna, Nalanda and Nawada districts, about 50 pigs had also suspectedly died recently in Bhgalapur and Rohtas districts  due to swine flu.

published on : 27th March 2020

H1N1 killed 1,218, dengue 132 and malaria 50 in India in 2019

Even at a time when the focus is on Covid-19 epidemic, up to March 1, H1N1 has claimed 28 lives.

published on : 18th March 2020

Three SC judges diagnosed with swine flu resume duty, two others recovering: Health Ministry

A H1N1 sensitisation workshop for lawyers and other staff members will also be conducted by the Ministry of Health at Bar Council of India's office on Wednesday.

published on : 25th February 2020

SAP to sanitise office after 2 contract H1N1

Two employees SAP India at its facility at RMZ Ecoworld in the city have tested positive for the H1N1 virus, the company has said.

published on : 21st February 2020

SAP tells staff to work from home after two employees test positive for H1N1

SAP India Offices across Bangalore, Gurgaon and Mumbai have been closed for extensive sanitization, and all SAP employees based in these locations have been asked to work from home.

published on : 20th February 2020

Six test positive for swine flu in Odisha

Of the four, two are from Bhubaneswar and one each from Cuttack and Dhenkanal.

published on : 7th February 2020

More suspected Coronavirus cases admitted, two H1N1 cases reported in New Delhi

RML hospital authorities said that two new individuals suspected of coronavirus with a recent history of travelling back from China were admitted.

published on : 7th February 2020