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Today's Headlines - 3/1/2015
Bengal hospitals refusing swine flu patients: NGO tells Mamata
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) NGO People for Better Treatment (PBT) has termed as "unlawful" the refusal to treat swine flu patients by certain hospitals in West Bengal, and said it would move court if the state government fails to meet its demands of ensuring proper treatment for all patients. The toll due to swine flu in the state has risen to seven with the death of a person at a city hospital ...
Bengal hospitals refusing swine flu patients: NGO tells Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata, Feb 28: NGO People for Better Treatment (PBT) has termed as "unlawful" the refusal to treat swine flu patients by certain hospitals in West Bengal, and said it would move court if the state government fails to meet its demands
India's swine flu deaths breach 1000 mark
NEW DELHI - Swine flu deaths have breached the 1,000 mark with 40 more people succumbing to the H1N1 virus while the number of those affected crossed 18,000 today with the government admitting that it was facing a shortage of laboratories for testing of the disease. According to Health Ministry, the total number of deaths due to swine flu has reached 1,005, while the number of those affected was ...
Swine flu toll 965 so far: Nadda
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) There was no shortage of drugs to treat swine flu which has claimed 965 lives so far across the country this year, union Health Minister J.P. Nadda said Friday. A total of 965 people have died due to swine flu this season but there is no need to panic, he said in the Lok Sabha. The minister said there was no shortage of medicines to treat swine flu affected people and it ...
16 fresh swine flu cases in Bengal
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) As many as 16 fresh cases of swine flu were detected in West Bengal in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases to 131, an official said Sunday. The toll due to swine flu in Bengal rose to eight Saturday with the death of a two and-a-half-year-old at a city hospital. The total number of cases has reached 131," said Principal Secretary, Health and ...
Heat blamed for spray vaccine's failure against swine flu
ATLANTA (AP) The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu fragile doses got too warm.
Swine flu death toll crosses 1,000 mark
40 more people have succumbed to the virus while the number of those affected crossed 18,000 on Friday.
Karachi hospitals ill-prepared to deal with swine flu - Pakistan - DAWN.COM
Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) and Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) showed ignorance towards the safety measures while dealing with flu and fever patients.
How an Indian city is coping with swine flu
BBC Hindi's Ankur Jain explains how people in the city of Ahmedabad in the western Indian state of Gujarat are dealing with a deadly outbreak of swine flu.
Swine flu: 36 more succumb to virus, death toll 1,041
New Delhi, Mar. 1 (ANI): The swine flu epidemic has claimed the lives of 36 more people, taking the total death toll in the country to 1,041. According to Skymet Meteorology Division in India, unusual weather conditions prevailing across the country have aggravated the situation and with the rainy days expected ahead, there is a possibility of steep rise in the numbers. In a bid to curtail ...

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