Gujarat Swine Flu

Gujarat Swine Flu News

Lack of clarity on test rules, ‘under-reporting’

Doctors feel that swine flu test during stage three — when a patient gets respiratory problems — leads to under-reporting of positive cases.

Fear of the swine flu

Ever-increasing death toll and surging number of patients, the swine flu outbreak in Gujarat remains unabated. While the government claims there is nothing to panic, several experts point at the ill-preparedness. The Indian Express presents a ground report.


Swine flu claims 8 more lives in Gujarat, 193 new cases registered

As per a health bulletin issued by the state government this evening, eight persons infected with H1N1 virus died in different parts of the state, while 193 new cases were registered today.

12 die of swine flu as virus affects 295 more

According to Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation data, on Saturday 15 patients were put on ventilator, 61 on Oxygen, 376 were reported to be stable and 406 patients were discharged.

Swine Flu Death: Toll reaches 230 Don’t panic, govt taking all steps, says CM Vijay Rupani

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's sister, Charu Shah, has been diagnosed with swine flu, sources said. She was admitted to Civil hospital in Gandhinagar but was shifted to Zydus Hospital, a private hospital, on Thursday.

Swine flu death toll in Gujarat reaches 230, state seeks central aid

According to the government release, during Cm Vijay Rupani visit to the hospitals, he advised the doctors to give Tamiflu medicine to swine flu patients. Giving the slogan of 'Any Flu-Tamiflu', Rupani even recommended the use of this medicine to treat patients with general fever.


Swine flu: 11 deaths in one day, toll crosses 200 mark in Gujarat

The government announced that 17,000 teams had launched an intense door-to-door surveillance across the state with Accredited Social Health Activists and Anganwadi workers as well as with malarial surveillance squads.

Woman dies of swine flu in Surat, 8 more tested positive

Sources in the health department of Surat Municipal Corporation said the elderly resident of Varachha was admitted to a private hospital on Wednesday with symptoms of swine flu.