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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Swine Flu


South Korea confirms new cases of African swine fever

September 24, 2019 8:05 am

Since the first outbreak, over 15,000 pigs had been culled, according to agriculture ministry data, 0.1% of the country's pig population of more than 12 million pigs.

Maharashtra witnesses highest number of swine flu cases, deaths

August 23, 2019 10:51 am

The state has recorded 3,637 deaths and 33,284 cases of swine flu in the last 10 years.

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.

Manipur: 18-year-old youth dies of swine flu in Imphal

July 17, 2019 10:25 pm

K. Rajo, Director of Health Department Manipur said that the department has enough stock of Tamivir to counter the disease in the event of an outbreak.

Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say

June 30, 2019 9:39 am

China, which produces half the world's pork, said this month its sow herd declined by a record 23.9% in May from a year earlier, a slightly deeper drop than for the overall pig herd.

Pig disease spreading in Asia as nations struggle to stop it

June 21, 2019 9:15 am

With pork supplies dwindling as leading producer China and hard-hit Vietnam destroy huge numbers of hogs and tighten controls on shipments, prices have soared by up to 40% globally and caused shortages in other markets.

As swine fever roils Asia, hogs are culled and dinner plans change

May 15, 2019 7:58 am

The highly contagious virus, which affects pigs but not humans, has been found in hog farms around the world for years. But the current outbreak affects a region where pork is often the primary staple of local diets.

An untreatable killer leaves China guessing

April 23, 2019 12:27 pm

By China’s official estimates, the present outbreak of African swine fever, which affects pigs but is harmless to humans, has already been catastrophic. More than 1 million pigs have been culled.

Three die of swine flu in two days, 97 positive cases reported in Uttar Pradesh

February 28, 2019 4:28 am

Two deaths each were reported in Bareilly, Saharanpur and Baghpat, while on case each has been reported in Lucknow, Prayagraj, Rae Bareli, Rampur and Kushinagar.

Gujarat: Two more die of swine flu, toll rises to 24

February 26, 2019 12:17 am

According to officials of the health department, of the 18 samples collected on Monday, six new cases tested positive of which five are from the Vadodara city limits while one case was reported from Bharuch.