Seventy-five swine flu deaths were reported last week, pushing the death toll due to the virus to 605 this year, Union health ministry data showed on Monday, as the menace continued unabated across
A committee meeting that was held on Saturday confirmed the number of deaths.
The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday expressed its satisfaction on the measures taken by the state government in tackling the rising cases of swine flu in Gujarat.
With no let up in new swine flu cases, Gujarat now has overtaken Delhi and is ranked second among all states in terms of swine flu cases this year. The state is also second in terms of deaths.
Swine flu cases in Ahmedabad city crossed 1,000 on Monday, while the death toll in the state rose to 107 with four more patients succumbing to the H1N1 virus.
Vadodara: Even as Vadodara received temporary relief on Sunday with no swine flu deaths reported from the city or the district on Sunday, 12 new samples tested positive of H1N1 virus on the same da
According to a researcher, Nitesh Pandey of Indian Astrobiology Research Foundation (IARF), H1N1 influenza spreads rapidly because it of it's presymptomatic nature.
One of the most prevalent and contagious viruses, H1N1 has three categories – A, B and C.
Meerut is worst affected with around 200 cases reported so far, followed by Lucknow with 173 cases and Ghaziabad with 128 cases.
The number of swine flu cases in Gujarat continue to grow. More than 2,000 people have tested positive for the H1N1 virus since January 1 and 79 persons have succumbed to it.
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