Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicSwine flu

Topic: Swine flu

Don’t panic, this is what we know so far about new H1N1 strain with ‘pandemic potential’

In plain English, China has discovered a new flu that’s a mix of human H1N1 flu and avian-based flu. But there is no evidence of human transmission as yet.

New strain of swine flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China

G4, the strain found by researchers in China, is a descendant of the H1N1 influenza A virus, hasn’t shown evidence of human-to-human transmission so far.

Covid and swine flu: Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi and Rajasthan have got the worst of both

According to experts, high rate of testing as well as population density could explain why Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan recorded the highest number of H1N1 and Covid-19 cases.

This is what 1918 Spanish Flu can teach India on how to tackle possible second Covid wave

History is repeating with Covid-19, but we can learn from past mistakes to ensure a less tragic outcome.

Will India’s experience with previous outbreaks help it tackle coronavirus better?

India now has six confirmed cases of coronavirus. PM Modi has asked people to not “panic” and said “different ministries and states were working together”.

6 Supreme Court judges down with swine flu, hearings affected in Sabarimala, other cases

Justices Chandrachud suggested that lawyers and president of the Bar should take preventive measures to avoid succumbing to the contagious respiratory disease.

More than 4,500 test positive for swine flu while death toll touches 169

With the numbers going up, the health ministry recently held a meeting with the states and asked them to strengthen their surveillance for early detection. 

Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS after recovering from swine flu

The BJP president was admitted after complaints of chest congestion and breathing issue last week.

On Camera

YourTurn

The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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