July 26, 2020 8:53 am
The first ASF outbreak — a severe viral disease that affects wild and domestic pigs typically resulting in an acute hemorrhagic fever —was reported in September 2019 in China. The disease hit Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in April this year.
July 04, 2020 10:10 am
G4 flu virus: Scientists report that the new strain (G4) has descended from the H1N1 strain that was responsible for the 2009 swine flu pandemic.
June 10, 2020 5:27 pm
African swine fever first broke out in China in 2018, devastating hog herds in the top consumer and producer of pork and spreading to neighboring countries. Global researchers have been racing to develop the world’s first vaccine.
June 09, 2020 1:20 pm
Till now, of the 21 newborns and babies diagnosed with Covid-19 at the hospital, 14 have been discharged, including an 11-day-old infant.
March 28, 2020 10:11 am
Both the viruses are contracted in a similar way, through direct contact or exchange of saliva/droplets in any form, but the spread of corona is much faster than that of swine flu, warns Dr Rajesh.
March 15, 2020 4:17 am
The six affected family members are residents of Metiabruz in Kolkata and had been admitted to a private hospital in south Kolkata.
March 05, 2020 2:56 am
According to officials, some of the patients who died had low immunity, while one patient had meningitis. Swine flue was not a “causative” factor of the deaths, but merely aggravated the already present illnesses, officials said.
February 26, 2020 1:39 am
On Tuesday, Justice D Y Chandrachud told lawyers in his court that judges had met Chief Justice of India (CJI) S A Bobde to discuss preventive steps.
February 24, 2020 2:26 pm
Additional care and precaution are required for children, elderly, pregnant women and people suffering from chronic disease, such as asthma, emphysema, diabetes or a heart condition.
February 21, 2020 1:51 pm
In an internal communication e-mail by the Human Resources of the company, the employees based in these locations were asked to work from home.