Swine flu

Assam to cull 12,000 pigs as African swine fever spreads in state

So far, 18,000 pigs have died after contracting the virus across 14 districts of the state, a senior official of the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department said.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Amid COVID-19, India records 2721 swine flu cases till July this year

The top five states which have reported maximum cases of swine flu cases are Karnataka (458), Telangana (443), Delhi (412), Tamil Nadu (253) and Uttar Pradesh (252).

published on : 18th August 2020

Hyderabad residents must head to different hospitals based on coronavirus symptoms

Based on one’s medical condition and Covid-19 status, they must go to the designated public hospitals in the city.

published on : 5th July 2020

Swine flu virus 'G4' with 'pandemic potential' not new, under surveillance: WHO

'G4', The Eurasian avian-like H1N1 swine influenza virus has 'been under surveillance by Chinese authorities and by the global influenza surveillance network around the world and WHO'.

published on : 2nd July 2020

Wild boars die in Arunachal after African swine fever kills 13000 pigs in Assam

As the domestic pigs might infect wild boars, the government has already alerted the forest department.

published on : 15th May 2020

More pigs die in African swine fever in Assam, toll 2904

Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Minister Atul Bora said the government had taken the pandemic seriously as the mortality rate in AFS is very high – from 90 to 100 per cent.

published on : 5th May 2020

African swine flu killing domestic pigs in Assam

The 'pandemic' forced the government to issue an advisory to the wildlife division asking it to take all pre-emptive measures.

published on : 3rd 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

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