The regulator also advised consumers not to purchase eggs or poultry meat sourced from bird flu-infected areas and to avoid going to open markets in infected areas that sell poultry
The Delhi government’s animal husbandry department said around 15 crows were found dead on the premises of the Red Fort last week
Bird flu: No scientific report of transmission to humans, states shouldn't curb poultry sales, says Centre
The announcement came in the wake of the Delhi government's decision to ban the sale of processed and packaged chicken brought from outside the city as a precautionary measure
Bird Flu: Centre issues advisory, asks states to step up vigil amid suspected spread of avian influenza virus
States have been asked to take up surveillance and monitoring of birds for any signs of the disease and take appropriate measures for controlling it on priority
Making viral infections work against each other: Scientists find common cold virus blocks the influenza virus
A study by scholars at Yale University indicated that one respiratory virus can block the infection from another respiratory virus through the stimulation of antiviral defences in the mucosa of the airways
New virus strain found in pigs in China has the potential to become a pandemic however there is no imminent risk
The study said pigs are important “mixing vessels” for the influenza virus and has asked that this potential problem be kept under surveillance.
WHO chief says coronavirus outbreak 10 times deadlier than 2009 swine flu pandemic, urges countries to lift control measures gradually
World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday (local time) warned that the COVID-19, which originated in China's Wuhan last year, is 10 times deadlier than the swine flu
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.
Six Supreme Court judges down with H1N1 virus; CJI SA Bobde directs lawyers, court staff to be vaccinated to curb infection
With six Supreme Court judges infected with H1N1, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde Tuesday held a meeting with judges and suggested that lawyers and court staffs be vaccinated to curb the infection.
Two Bengaluru SAP employees test positive for swine flu; company temporarily closes India offices for 'extensive sanitation'
SAP has said two of its employees in Bengaluru have tested positive for H1N1 virus (swine flu) and as a precautionary measure, it has closed offices in Bengaluru, Gurugram and Mumbai for extensive sanitisation.
Two tested positive for swine flu in Manipur during coronavirus screening; one of the affected had visited China recently
Two samples among six sent for screening for novel coronavirus in Manipur tested positive for swine flu, a senior health official said on Tuesday
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
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.
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
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
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.
Delhi swine flu outbreak: Doctors allege no preventive vaccination drive was carried out by Centre or state in 2018
As Delhi suffers in the grip of a massive outbreak of swine flu, the medical director of one of the biggest government hospitals in the national capital has told Firstpost that no preventive vaccination drive was undertaken in the city by the Central government in 2018.
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
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
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.