Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022



Pune has highest number of swine flu cases, deaths in Maharashtra

September 13, 2022 7:11 am

This year around 2,992 cases of swine flu have been registered across Maharashtra with 147 deaths till now.

Chandigarh UT advisory on seasonal influenza: ‘If symptoms don’t subside, see a doctor’

September 01, 2022 12:51 am

Seasonal Influenza A (H1N1) is a viral disease and is self-limiting. The advisory says if symptoms do not subside, report to the nearest health facility. 

Pune sees spike in dengue fever, 50 cases confirmed in two weeks

July 19, 2022 11:33 am

Dengue fever is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected mosquitoes. The primary vectors that transmit the disease are Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and breeding occurs mainly through man-made containers, including buckets and discarded containers, officials said.

Swine Flu: Know the symptoms, treatment and tips to stay safe

July 19, 2019 2:06 pm

One should avoid taking over the counter medicines if you notice the symptoms of swine flu.

Mumbai: 26-year-old woman suspected to be first leptospirosis victim

July 15, 2019 9:48 am

The BMC is going to hold a committee meeting to review the case; five leptospirosis cases have been recorded across Mumbai in June alone.

Make separate OPD, ICU for swine flu patients: Rajasthan health minister to officials

January 05, 2019 5:30 pm

Health Minister Raghu Sharma has also directed chief medical and health officers to set up rapid action force for door-to-door screening in the flu affected areas, a spokesperson of the department said.

Private labs can test H1N1 samples, says health dept

September 26, 2017 8:59 am

At present, the H1N1 testing is being done in Chandigarh only at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research and Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32.

What is H1N1? Preventive measures you should take

June 26, 2017 11:24 am

The death toll in Mumbai from H1N1 virus has reached 10 since January 2017. According to a statement by BMC, a total of 285 confirmed cases of the disease have been recorded in the city. Here is everything you need to know about H1N1 virus

Fever panic in Kerala: numbers and the reasons

June 22, 2017 8:15 am

The early onset of the monsoon has been accompanied by a rush of illnesses. On June 2 alone, 11,013 cases of fever were reported; on June 20, this number was 20,300. On June 2, 134 confirmed dengue cases were reported; on June 20, there were 933.

Swine flu claims seven more lives in Punjab, four in Haryana

February 06, 2016 5:30 pm

Out of 165 samples collected in Punjab, 51 have been tested positive.