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Monday, April 06, 2020



What New York looked like during 1918 Flu pandemic

April 02, 2020 11:20 pm

The illness spread, racing through crowded neighborhoods and tenements. The numbers rose slowly at first, then soared as if swept in on a huge wave — a pattern eerily familiar 102 years later.

Coronavirus versus the flu: What's the difference?

March 09, 2020 10:53 pm

Are you having symptoms of cold, cough and a runny nose? Here's how to find out whether it is seasonal flu or the novel Coronavirus.

Immunity-boosting foods to fight viral and flu during monsoon

September 17, 2019 10:52 am

There are a few food items that can help you counter viral and influenza by enhancing the body's immunity system. Click here to know about them.

Explained: How influenza is classified as H5N1, H1N1 and other kinds

September 09, 2019 10:12 am

The WHO defines influenza as “a contagious, acute respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses, usually influenza A or B subtypes.”

Flu vaccination linked to lower risk of death in patients with high BP, says study

September 02, 2019 12:55 pm

The analysis controlled for patient characteristics that could impact the likelihood of dying such as age, comorbidities, medications, and socioeconomic status.

'Influenza vaccine is essential for tackling child mortality, health of pregnant women in India'

May 24, 2019 3:53 pm

"Since 2010, we have witnessed in India severe outbreaks of influenza. The latest was in northern India, in Delhi, Kashmir and a couple of other areas, in the beginning of the year. Almost every year over the past four years in India, we have had outbreaks of flu."

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

November 25, 2018 7:21 pm

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

October 10, 2017 5:17 pm

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

July 01, 2017 3:11 pm

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

June 23, 2015 5:47 am

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