Swine Flu: Symptoms, treatment and tips to stay safe

Swine flu also denoted as H1N1, is an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza viruses. This is a highly infectious disease that can spread even through bare minimum contact with a person infected with H1N1 virus. When infected people cough, spit or sneeze, tiny drops of the virus are released […]

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Maha witnesses reduction in swine flu deaths over the past three years

Development of herd immunity and immunisation program have helped this decline, according to experts. Working population and people with other diseases should take extra precaution. Health experts underline that nobody should take symptoms of flu lightly. It is generally noticed that people having any other illnesses makes a person more vulnerable to the virus. While […]

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Pune: More than 8 lakh people screened for swine flu

So far, in 2019, over eight lakh people have been screened for Swine Flu in Pune city. Till today the figure has reached 8,00,764. With the change in weather and upcoming winter, officials have asked the residents to take all possible precautionary measures. According to Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) data, a total of 13905 people […]

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Shocking: Maharashtra witnesses 15 deaths due to swine flu in one month

The district to witness the most deaths is Nashik, with 33 deaths as a result of the virus. From January 01 to August 18, 197 swine flu deaths were recorded. 18,65, 704 patients were physically examined. From August 18 to September 15, 15 deaths were recorded. Swine flu also denoted as H1N1, is an infection […]

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Former Kalyan-Dombivli Mayor Kalyani Patil loses life to swine flu   

Kalyani Patil was admitted to Jupiter Hospital on August 14, 2019 with respiratory failure due to pneumonia. She was diagnosed to have H1N1 infection. Her condition was critical due to pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) affecting her lungs. Patil was kept in a negative pressure room in the ICU and was on ventilator […]

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This woman’s relentless grit helps her recover from multiple life-threatening ailments

A sufferer of juvenile diabetes since the age of 7, Vumshi had developed morbid obesity over the years and was suffering from its multiple co-morbidities when she approached Aster CMI Hospital for treatment. The specialists at Aster CMI Hospital, after careful evaluation and assessment suggested she undergo bariatric surgery to help improve her quality of […]

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Maharashtra forms 162 special teams to treat monsoon-related ailments

Many deaths have reported due to rain-related incidents across Maharashtra in the last 48 hours. Also, people have been asked to take all precautionary measures to prevent any water-borne and other infectious diseases. A special survey was done recently in Maharashtra where the condition of 14,000 households affected by the flood was examined. Around 1, […]

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Praja Foundation’s paper reveal 265% rise in dengue cases in Mumbai

Swine flu, dengue patients rising at an alarming rate in Mumbai

Hence, experts have highlighted some preventive measures like avoiding stagnant water which is the perfect breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Monsoon is pleasing and helps you get that much-needed relief from the scorching heat. But, along with that, it can also put you at the risk of fatal diseases like swine flu, dengue, malaria, typhoid, flu, […]

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Mumbai witnesses 36 cases of swine flu, so far this monsoon

Mumbai recorded its first suspected swine flu death on Saturday night. A 26-year-old woman from Mumbra succumbed to the suspected H1N1 virus after she stopped responding to treatment. Danishta Idress Khan had been admitted to the civic-run KEM Hospital in Parel in the first week of July. She was diagnosed with swine flu and was […]

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