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First H1N1 mass infection reported in Beijing

Beijing, July 2 (ANI): Beijing reported its first mass infection of the H1N1 flu at a primary school Wednesday. Seven pupils between 8 and 10 years old were confirmed infected with the virus Tuesday night, the China Daily reported. The ... Read More »

China likely to manufacture new flu vaccine by July

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): A Chinese official has revealed that the country may manufacture an A(H1N1) influenza vaccine for human use by July. Yin Hongzhang, head of the biology production department under the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA), ... Read More »

India’s first Swine Flu patient shows improvement

Hyderabad, May 17 (ANI): Doctors at the Chest Hospital in Hyderabad have declared that the symptoms of India’s first confirmed swine flu patient have come down after he started receiving medication. Doctors at the Swine Flu Isolation Ward said the ... Read More »

How swine flu affects pigs

Washington, May 12 (ANI): Studying the effects of the H1N1 strain of swine flu on a group of piglets, scientists at Bangkok-based Chulalongkorn University recently found all infected animals to show flu-like symptoms between one and four days after infection, ... Read More »

India prepared to tackle swine flu

New Delhi/Pune, May 5 (ANI): India is prepared to meet any possible swine flu threat. “From the feedback that we have obtained from all states, the country is better prepared to face an outbreak than it was four days ago. ... Read More »

Ocimum Biosolutions to introduce new test for H1N1 flu

Hyderabad, May 4 (ANI/Business Wire India): Ocimum Biosolutions announced the launch of a microarray-based test (research use only) for the latest version of the H1N1 flu. The company reported that it updated its custom chip probes using sequence information from ... Read More »

Swine flu vaccine on the anvil

London, May 4 (ANI): After the recent swine flu scare, researchers from all over the world have stepped up efforts to build a vaccine, and British scientists are the latest to join the race. A team from National Institute for ... Read More »

No swine flu cases found in India

New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Ministry of Health Joint Secretary Vineet Choudhary on Saturday assured people that India was still free from the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu. “I wish to clarify that as of now, we do ... Read More »