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Virus mutations may compromise immunity to H3N2 among middle-aged despite having antibodies
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Virus mutations may compromise immunity to H3N2 among middle-aged despite having antibodies

The researchers found that children between the age of 3-10 years had the highest neutralising antibody levels, while those in middle age had non-neutralising antibodies.

Vaccine with an adjuvant may boost immune system's response against COVID-19, claim researchers
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Vaccine with an adjuvant may boost immune system's response against COVID-19, claim researchers

Adjuvants are substances that are used in combination with a vaccine to produce a more robust immune response than what the vaccine alone would provide

H1N1 flu vaccine linked to sleeping disorder, drugmake denies it saying flu caused the disorder
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H1N1 flu vaccine linked to sleeping disorder, drugmake denies it saying flu caused the disorder

Data showed that the body confused a protein in the wild type H1N1 flu virus with a human protein relevant in regulating the sleep cycle.

COVID-19 may last for 18-24 months and require repeated lockdown measures, says new study
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COVID-19 may last for 18-24 months and require repeated lockdown measures, says new study

Researchers studied the epidemiology of COVID-19 and the history of past influenza pandemics to model 3 potential scenarios that the pandemic might take.

Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks
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Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks

It is a promising solution at the present gloomy situation, but till we have reliable evidence on utility unregulated use is to be avoided

Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial
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Phase 3 results on Gilead coronavirus drug encouraging; a look at other potential COVID-19 treatments under trial

California-based biotech company Gilead Sciences and the US government reported that in a major study, remdesivir shortened the time it takes for COVID-19 patients to recover by four days on average

Swine flu is back: Here's how you can prevent this deadly disease
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Swine flu is back: Here's how you can prevent this deadly disease

As per data provided by NCDC, a total of 884 cases had been recorded this year with 14 resulting in death, as of 16th February.

H1N1: SAP shuts down all India offices; asks employees to work from home
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H1N1: SAP shuts down all India offices; asks employees to work from home

The company has asked the employees to work from home starting 20 February until further notice.

Two employees test positive for H1N1 virus; offices in Bengaluru, Gurugram and Mumbai closed temporarily: SAP India
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Two employees test positive for H1N1 virus; offices in Bengaluru, Gurugram and Mumbai closed temporarily: SAP India

SAP has said two of its employees in Bengaluru have tested positive for H1N1 virus and as a precautionary measure, it has closed offices in Bengaluru, Gurugram and Mumbai for extensive sanitisation

Wuhan coronavirus looks increasingly like a pandemic, say world's top infectious disease experts
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Wuhan coronavirus looks increasingly like a pandemic, say world's top infectious disease experts

A pandemic — an ongoing epidemic on two or more continents — may well have global consequences, despite the extraordinary travel restrictions and quarantines now imposed by China and other countries, including the United States

Rahul Gandhi writes to Kerala health minister KK Shailaja over report of new H1N1 cases in Wayanad school, asks for testing facilities
India

Rahul Gandhi writes to Kerala health minister KK Shailaja over report of new H1N1 cases in Wayanad school, asks for testing facilities

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to Kerala health minister KK Shailaja to provide facilities to adequately prepare for a possible H1N1 outbreak as some students and teachers of a school in his Wayanad constituency have been infected by the virus

All you need to know about the flu shot
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All you need to know about the flu shot

Here is a primer on some of the most common types of flu vaccines along with some of the key facts about this year’s flu shots.

Swine flu has claimed more than 1,000 lives in India this year: Here's what you need to know about this viral disease
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Swine flu has claimed more than 1,000 lives in India this year: Here's what you need to know about this viral disease

More than 27,000 people have already been diagnosed with swine flu and 1,167 have died from the disease in India this year.

Swine flu on the rise in Telangana; 496 tested positive in 2019 so far; mortality rate remains low
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Swine flu on the rise in Telangana; 496 tested positive in 2019 so far; mortality rate remains low

Telangana is witnessing an alarming rise in the number of swine flu cases, with at least 496 people testing positive so far this year

Swine flu claims 127 lives in Rajasthan this year; 3,508 people test positive, Jaipur witnesses most cases
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Swine flu claims 127 lives in Rajasthan this year; 3,508 people test positive, Jaipur witnesses most cases

On Friday, the toll in Rajasthan due to swine flu rose to 126 after a patient from Barmer district lost his life.

Swine flu toll rises to 112 in Rajasthan: 79 cases detected as state suffers one of the worst outbreaks
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Swine flu toll rises to 112 in Rajasthan: 79 cases detected as state suffers one of the worst outbreaks

As many as 79 fresh cases of swine flu were detected in Rajasthan, according to data issued by the state's health department, taking the toll of this year up to 112.

Swine flu deaths touch 88 in Rajasthan in January, February; 16 people succumb to influenza virus in Himachal Pradesh
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Swine flu deaths touch 88 in Rajasthan in January, February; 16 people succumb to influenza virus in Himachal Pradesh

Rajasthan has recorded 88 deaths between 1 January and 5 February due to swine flu while 16 people have lost their lives in Himachal Pradesh

Over 300 positive cases of swine flu reported in Telangana in January; 23 contracted illness in first 5 days of February
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Over 300 positive cases of swine flu reported in Telangana in January; 23 contracted illness in first 5 days of February

Telangana has seen an alarming rise in the number of swine flu cases with at least 330 people tested positive this year

Swine flu: Toll rises to 169 across India as 4,571 test positive for H1N1 virus; Rajasthan accounts for 75 deaths
India

Swine flu: Toll rises to 169 across India as 4,571 test positive for H1N1 virus; Rajasthan accounts for 75 deaths

With the swine flu numbers going up, the health ministry recently held a meeting with the states and asked them to strengthen their surveillance for early detection. It also asked them to keep beds reserved in hospitals to deal with acute cases.

Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic
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Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic

First of the transgenic chickens will be hatched later this year at Roslin Institute in Scotland.