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Swine flu death toll in Pune rises to 15, India records 23rd death

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Pune, Aug 14 (ANI): Five people died of swine flu in Pune on Friday taking the city’s swine flu death toll to 15. The death toll in India is now at 23.

Second swine flu case detected in Pakistan

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s second swine flu case was detected Thursday, with a 13-year-old boy testing positive at the Faisalabad Allied Hospital after a series of tests were conducted on him due to the lack of proper detection kits.

Lonavala tourist spot hit by swine flu

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

LONAVALA - Lonavala’s tourism industry has been badly hit by a swine flu scare.
The city’s civic administration has appealed to tourists to avoid the locality.

Foreigners entering India aghast at no swine flu screening

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

SONAULI - Hundreds of tourists and others travel between India and Nepal through the Sonauli checkpoint in Uttar Pradesh. But it is shocking to learn that no proper arrangements exist here to screen the travellers, the foreigners visiting India for first time in particular, for any possible swine flu symptoms.

One more swine flu death in Pune, toll rises to 19

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

PUNE - A 75-year-old woman succumbed to the deadly swine flu virus in Pune on Thursday taking the country’s swine flu death toll to 19.

Infant dies of swine flu in Pune, toll rises to 18

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

PUNE - A nine-month-old baby succumbed to the deadly swine flu virus in Pune on Thursday taking the country’s swine flu death toll to 18.

Authorities in Tripura screen truckers at border for swine flu symptoms

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

AGARTALA - Authorities in Tripura, which shares its border with Bangladesh, have stationed medical staff at border checkpoints to screen truckers for swine flu symptoms.

Mumbai schools, colleges, theatres closed due to swine flu

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Mumbai/Pune/ New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): The Maharashtra Government on Wednesday said that schools, colleges and cinema theatres will remain closed in view of swine flu situation in Maharashtra.

Yoga can cure swine flu, says Baba Ramdev

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

NEW DELHI - Amidst growing concern on the increasing spread of the H1N1 virus in India, renowned yoga guru Baba Ramdev prescribed yoga as a cure for the disease.

India swine flu toll rises to 15, 2 victims in RML Hospital

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

PUNE/DELHI - A 33-year-old succumbed to the deadly swine flu virus in Pune on Wednesday taking the country’s’ swine flu death toll to 15.


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