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Keep your hands clean to ward off swine flu

Washington, May 2 (ANI): For those wondering how to protect themselves from swine flu, the simplest and the most effective way is to wash hands regularly, say experts. With the increasing concerns over the H1N1 virus spread, governments and health ... Read More »

Hyderabad firm claims boost up of anti-swine flu drug

Hyderabad, May 1 (ANI): A Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company has claimed that it can ramp up the production of anti-viral drugs, which can tackle the swine flu, even as the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned of an imminent pandemic. Hetero Drugs, ... Read More »

Jacko ‘keeps out of UK amid flu scare’

London, May 1 (ANI): Michael Jackson has reportedly shed plans to travel to the UK fearing the swine flu epidemic. The King of Pop was said to have planned a trip to Blighty to hunt for a temporary abode when ... Read More »

WHO raises swine flu alert level as virus spreads

Mexico readied a “temporarily closed” sign, taking the drastic step of ordering a suspension of nonessential federal government and private business activity to stamp out a swine flu epidemic, as the World Health Organization raise its alert level and warned ... Read More »

Avian flu study offers insight into swine flu outbreak

Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new study examining the mechanisms underlying transmission of combined avian-human viruses has shed light on how virus outbreaks like that of the current swine flu come about.  The study, conducted by University of Maryland researchers, ... Read More »

Manipur on alert against swine flu

Imphal, Apr 30 (ANI): As the cases related to swine flu are on rise in Mexico and other countries, authorities here are taking preventive steps on the border with Myanmar. Manipur’s Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Department has barred import of ... Read More »

Swine flu scare: Indian airports on alert

India is putting systems in place to check the entry of swine flu into the country. A round the clock medical surveillance began at the Delhi and Mumbai international airports on Tuesday night. Medical teams are at the immigration counters. ... Read More »

Swine flu: Are you safe?

The swine flu does not have any preventive vaccine for humans, although timely medication can cure it. The medicine advised is Tamiflu and Relenza. Fortunately for India, it already has a stockpile of one million doses of Tamiflu. The government ... Read More »