influenza News

From black tea to yogurt, five foods to prevent cold and flu

From black tea to yoghurt and oranges, these food have the power to protect against influenza and people with Asthma.

Swine Flu and Dengue cases sting Jammu ahead of winter

While three people have died of Swine Flu, 300 Dengue cases have been registered in the region so far in the Jammu region


How birds become immune to influenza decoded

Water birds, in particular, mallards, are often carriers of low-pathogenic influenza A virus

Why, for most of India, April-May is the best time to get that influenza shot

Multi-city research led by NIV shows patterns of virus seasonality that should inform vaccination times.

Before antibiotics, try these home remedies for the flu

Caused by a virus which affects the upper respiratory tract, its symptoms include fever, headache and runny nose.

Avian flu: Slow start for culling, govt says nothing to panic

Four panchayats in paddy-growing Kuttanad region have been hit by the H5 strain of avian influenza.


Five H1N1 deaths in Kerala, surge in Gujarat and Rajasthan push fatality rate to over 20%

Officials in the Health Ministry fear this may be a year in the H1N1 cycle of greater fatalities.

First look at the burden flu places on hospitals

The NIV study was published in the journal PloS One on May 15