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  • 51 more swine flu deaths affected cases cross 25 000 mark

    51 more swine flu deaths, affected cases cross 25,000 mark

    India | Mar 09, 2015, 07:58 AM IST

    New Delhi: Swine flu deaths continued unabated as 51 more people died of the virus raising the toll to 1370 while the number of affected crossed the 25,000 mark on Sunday.According to data collated by

  • mizoram put on high alert to face ebola

    Mizoram put on high alert to face Ebola

    India | Aug 26, 2014, 05:49 PM IST

    Aizawl: The Mizoram governemnt today placed the state health services department on high alert for any eventuality of Ebola break out in the state. An official statement released here said programme officers of the state

  • tobacco purchase age may be raised to 25 years official

    Tobacco purchase age may be raised to 25 years: Official

    India | Jun 07, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry is considering raising the minimum age for purchase of tobacco products in the country from 18 years to 25 years, an official said on Friday.Lov Verma, the health and

  • bird flu outbreak union health ministry team goes to

    Bird flu outbreak: Union Health Ministry team goes to Chhattisgarh

    India | Aug 08, 2013, 06:33 PM IST

    New Delhi, Aug 8: Following reports about the outbreak of Avian flu in poultry farms in Durg and Bastar districts of Chhattisgarh, a team of Union Health Ministry has gone there to take stock of

  • don t single out india on superbug says icmr chief

    Don't Single Out India On Superbug, Says ICMR Chief

    India | Apr 11, 2011, 06:54 PM IST

    New Delhi, Apr 11: Accused of "supressing the truth" about drug resistant bacteria reportedly found in Delhi's public water supply, the Union Health Ministry today said India was being "unnecessarily and wrongly blamed" and singled