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

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

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.


Hardlook: Crisis H1N1, outbreak of Swine Flu

A sharp spike in swine flu cases has caught Delhi’s hospitals by surprise, with isolation wards running full and doctors advising abundant caution. Astha Saxena looks at how the healthcare setup is dealing with the crisis.

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

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

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.

Swine flu: Two deaths, 21 positive cases in Panchkula; 10 in Chandigarh

The doctor advised flu patients against long-distance travel. ‘’Those infected must be isolated. Four swine flu patients are still undergoing treatment in the isolation ward of GMCH. We have sufficient stock of Tamiflu and masks required to curb the spread of the disease,’’ he added.


Swine flu cases on the rise in UP, 780 cases reported this year

Meerut is worst affected with around 200 cases reported so far, followed by Lucknow with 173 cases and Ghaziabad with 128 cases. Deaths reported this year are from Rae Bareli, Bareilly, Baghpat, Saharanpur, Kushinagar and Lucknow.

2,278 cases of swine flu in Delhi this year: Report

As per the report, the death toll due to swine flu in Delhi so far this year stands at seven. In 2018, only eight cases and zero deaths were reported in February.

Health Ministry sends 2 teams to Gujarat, Punjab to assist states in containing swine flu

The death toll due to swine flu in the country has soared to 226 with the H1N1 virus claiming 31 more lives in a week till Monday, while the number of those affected crossed the 6,000 mark.

Over 1,000 swine flu cases in Delhi; one death: Report

The city had recorded 895 positive cases of swine flu till Monday, which included 712 adults and 183 children, the report by the city's Directorate General of Health Services said Tuesday.