A total of nine people have tested positive while in quarantine ahead of the event in Melbourne, but two cases were deemed to be historical infections on Tuesday.
Kamal Nath govt issues Emergency-like diktat to health workers in Madhya Pradesh, says 'get at least one man sterilised or face salary cut'
The diktat by the Kamal Nath-led Madhya Pradesh government has stark similarity with the sterilisation drive forced on people during the National Emergency in 1975 under the Indira Gandhi-led Congress government.
With swine flu claiming nine more lives in Gujarat in the last 24 hours, the death toll in the state due to the infection has reached 280 since January 2017
Swine flu claims 138 lives in Gujarat since January 2017; Vijay Rupani holds meeting to review situation
Swine flu has killed as many as 138 people in Gujarat since January 2017, prompting Chief Minister Vijay Rupani to hold a review meeting on Saturday to take stock of the preparedness of the health authorities in tackling the disease
Chikungunya, dengue in Delhi: Failure of govt agencies, health officials and civic apathy are responsible
Kejriwal is not the only one to be blamed for failing Delhi. It is a pointer to the apathy and failure of its people.
Health officials in Brazil said on Tuesday a record 693 people have died so far this year after contracting dengue fever.
Even as countries across the world are taking precautions against the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, that has the potential to cause havoc if not contained with proper measures, a two-member team from the Centre's health department has found that the isolation facilities for those affected by the virus.
The Centre will provide training to health officials of all states on ways and means to detect and prevent Ebola epidemic, which so far has claimed more than 4,000 lives globally, mostly in Africa.