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  • Sargodha resident dies of swine flu

    LAHORE: A middle-aged man died of swine flu at a private hospital here on Monday, health department said...

    The health department notified it as the first death having been caused by swine flu in Punjab in 2015 after reports tested the patient positive for the H1N1 virus...

  • Five swine flu cases reported in city this month

    KARACHI: The city’s health authorities on Saturday said they had received reports of five patients who were tested positive for swine flu symptoms during the first half of the current month...

    “Five patients with symptoms of swine flu were tested as outdoor patients and their results were positive,” said Dr Zafar Ejaz, director of health, Karachi, while speaking to Dawn...

  • Two die of swine flu

    RAWALPINDI: The National Health Institute (NIH) confirmed on Wednesday that two people have died of H1N1 Influenza, or swine flu, in Wah Cantonment last week...

    Executive District Health Officer Dr Arshad Ali Sabir confirmed that the NIH report had been received and that it had declared the two patients had died from swine flu...

  • Swine flu outbreak in Iran kills 33 in three weeks: state media

    TEHRAN: An outbreak of swine flu has left 33 people dead in two provinces of southwestern Iran in the past three weeks, the official IRNA news agency reported Monday...

    Read more: The Swine Flu pandemic“Traces of the H1N1 virus were uncovered three weeks ago and we were the first province to report the epidemic,” Haghdoost said...

  • Govt hospitals only vaccinating own staff against swine flu

    RAWALPINDI: As four relatives of a swine flu patient contracted the disease and were admitted to the Holy Family Hospital (HFH) on Thursday, HFH doctors admitted that they only had enough of the swine flu vaccine to inoculate hospital staff...

    Three government run hospitals in Rawalpindi have procured the swine flu vaccine for hospital staff...

  • Flight H1N1: Swine flu checking in!

    It is that time of the year when with every passing day one gets to learn about the gradually increasing number of people being reported with or even succumbing to the complications of Swine flu...

    Russia, Ukraine, Syria, Scotland, India, Iran and now Pakistan have reported growing number of cases in the last few weeks...

  • Seasonal influenza not ‘swine flu’, say health officials

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) and its ancillary departments have once again asked citizens not to panic about swine flu, despite the deaths of a number of swine flu patients, and have objected to the disease being called ‘swine flu’...

    Dr Malik told Dawn that people with the flu should wash their hands frequently and wear a mask to ensure people are not infected by them...

  • Swine flu spreads its tentacles in Lahore

    LAHORE: After claiming 23 lives in south Punjab, especially Multan and adjoining areas, in the last couple of weeks, the swine flu (H1N1) has reached Lahore as seven more patients with symptoms of the disease were admitted to the health facilities here during the last 24 hours...

    Earlier, Ghulam Sarwar, 48, and Rasheeda, 72, had fallen prey to the disease as the National Institute of Health (NIH) had confirmed that both the patients...

  • 'Very serious': African swine fever spreads in China

    African swine fever has spread rapidly to more than half of China's provinces despite measures to contain it, the government said, warning that a situation previously described as under control had become "very serious"...

    "The African swine fever prevention and control situation is very serious," said a joint statement by the ministries of agriculture, transport, and public security that was posted late on Wednesday...

  • Winter, cold and flu

    Along with all this, winter also brings discomforts to some, that include the common cold and flu...

    It is no wonder that natural cold and flu remedies are popular as modern medicine has yet to offer a cure for these age-old ailments...

  • Dutch cull 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

    THE HAGUE: Dutch officials have culled 190,000 ducks on a central Netherlands farm where inspectors have confirmed the presence of a highly infectuous strain of bird flu, officials and local media said on Sunday...

    Earlier this month the Netherlands shuttered petting zoos and banned duck hunting as it stepped up measures to stem a bird flu outbreak blamed for killing scores of poultry and more than a thousand wild birds in the...

  • Ex-Brazil star Ronaldo in hospital with flu

    MADRID: Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo said on Sunday he is in hospital with a ‘bad flu’ on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza but reassured fans that he will be out in a day...

    “Guys, I had a bad case of flu here in Ibiza...

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