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Bird flu alert in Hyderabad, thousands of birds culled in Hayatnagar

Bird flu scare has sent Telangana on Wednesday to increase the culling of poultry birds near Hyderabad, following an alert from the animal husbandy department of the statement. Thousands of birds at a poultry farm at Thorrur village of Hayatnagar mandal in Ranga Reddy district were cullted on wednesday and the department has announced that 1.45 lakh birds will be ...

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Swine flu spreads to Kolkata, Rajasthan reports 73 deaths, Telangana 41

Ten people have tested positive for swine flu in Kolkata, with the dreaded virus disease fast spreading in all corners of the country, triggering the initial signs of an imminent outbreak. “So far there are 10 positive cases in Kolkata. The tests are being run at the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED) facility in Beleghata,” a Swasthya ...

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Swine Flu Update: Central team assesses swine flu situation in Hyderabad

A central team of experts rushed to Hyderabad on Thursday assessed the situation arising out of the spread of swine flu, which has begun and so far claimed 21 lives in Telangana state alone. The three-member team headed by Additional Director General of Health Ashok Kumar visited state-run Gandhi Hospital, the nodal centre for dealing with swine flu cases. The ...

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Swine Flu Hits Hyderabad, Telangana on Alert

Hyderabad hospitals reported three deaths of swine flu in one day sending authorities to distribute Oseltamivir or the Tamiflu anti-viral vaccine drugs to people in and around the city. Since 2009, about 3,900 people have died of the deadly virus in India and 157 in combined Andhra Pradesh and Telangana region. Officials said a 30-year-old man from Padmavathi Colony in ...

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