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Big Swine flu Outbreak in India

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    Posted: February 24 2019 at 8:19am
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India: Swine flu (H1N1 virus) outbreak kills 370 as of mid-February /update 1

Nationwide swine flu (H1N1 virus) outbreak kills at least 370 people as of mid-February

23 Feb 11:15 PM UTC

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/20/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/27/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION India


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According to the Indian Health Ministry, a total of 2278 cases of swine flu (H1N1) have been reported nationwide between January 1 and mid-February. According to reports, at least 370 associated deaths have been confirmed. The National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) indicated at least 770 cases were recorded over a ten-day period ending on February 18.
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Influenza is a contagious virus that can spread from human to human. Symptoms include high fever, aching muscles, headache, and respiratory issues. Particularly vulnerable individuals include young children, elderly persons, pregnant women, and individuals suffering from chronic diseases. A seasonal vaccine is available.
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Individuals are advised to take preventive measures to minimize the risk of contracting or spreading the disease, including frequent handwashing and/or use of antibacterial gel, sneezing and coughing into one's elbow, avoiding contact with individuals presenting flu-like symptoms (as well as avoiding contact with others when ill), and seeking medical attention in the event of a fever over 38°C (100°F), severe coughing, and sore throat or difficulty breathing.



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India: Swine flu (H1N1 virus) outbreak kills 220
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jacksdad Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 24 2019 at 11:15am
They've really been pounded by H1N1 in recent years, haven't they? I wonder what mechanisms are in place to make it so prevalent there?

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Not to mention the countries reliance on home remedies like this!

Here Are 8 Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Flu and Cold Season:

Sip Hot Water Regularly. Take a sip of hot water every 20 minutes throughout the day. ...

Drink CCF Tea. ...

Try a Neti Pot. ...

Oil Your Nasal Passage. ...

Gargle With Salt Water. ...

Chew On Ginger. ...

Practice Pranayama Techniques. ...

Get Enough Sleep.
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