NEW DELHI: The death toll due to swine flu at Safdarjung Hospital touched 15, with the death of two more patients.

"The H1N1 virus claimed 44 lives in the state so far since July 1 this year while 226 positive cases of swine flu were found during this period," said Dr K L Sahu.

Chlorinated paraffins (CPs) are highly complex technical mixtures, and the short chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) are classed as persistent and have been included in the Stockholm Convention. However, there have been few studies of SCCPs and medium chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCPs) and their bioaccumulation and biomagnification in different species of fish. The present study investigated the levels, congener group profiles, bioaccumulation, and biomagnification of SCCPs and MCCPs in different species of fish from Liaodong Bay, North China.

Etiti Ozalla community in Nkanu West Local Council of Enugu State has raised the alarm over a looming epidemic in the area by the contamination of Ufam River by wastes from the University of Nigeri

Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in drinking water on five continents - from Trump Tower in New York to a public tap on the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda - posing a potential risk to peop

Chandigarh: Based on the report of National Environment Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) about inhuman practices being followed in poultry farms across Haryana and its impact on environment a

The deceased have been identified as 49-year-old Pratap from Shimla, 52-year-old Krishan from Kullu and 65-year-old Banglu Devi from Kullu, Senior Medical Superintendent IGMC Dr Ramesh Chand said.

With five new cases, the total number of positive cases in the state increased to 355 out of 1089 swab samples, said the Odisha health department statement.

Kolkata: The dengue sting has reached the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation area that recorded its first death this year at Kestopur's Prafulla Kanan on Wednesday.

He said UNIDO started its initiatives in five cities in India, Jaipur, Bhopal, Mysore, Vijayawada and Guntur.