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Swine Flu

U.S. seizes 1 million pounds of pork from China on swine fever concerns

WASHINGTON U.S. border agents have seized around 1 million pounds of pork from China, a spokesman for the agency said on Friday, over suspicions that it might contain African swine flu disease which has hit Chinese pork output.

Swine flu outbreak kills 76 in India's desert state of Rajasthan

NEW DELHI A swine flu outbreak in one of India's biggest tourist hubs, Rajasthan state in the west of the country, has killed 76 people this year, government officials said on Wednesday.

Jan 30 2019

India ruling party president will be discharged in a day or two

NEW DELHI The chief of India's ruling party, Amit Shah, will be discharged from hospital in a day or two after a bout of swine flu, a party spokesman said on Thursday.

Jan 17 2019

Two top lieutenants of Indian PM's Modi unwell months before election

NEW DELHI The president of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, Amit Shah, said on Wednesday he was being treated for swine flu, the second member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's inner circle to be unwell this week.

Jan 16 2019

Myanmar H1N1 swine flu death toll rises to 10

YANGON Four more people have died in an outbreak of H1N1 influenza in Myanmar, a health official said on Monday, taking the death toll in the latest outbreak to 10 as the government stepped up public awareness campaigns about the swine flu virus.

Health, Myanmar Jul 31 2017

Myanmar tracks spread of H1N1 as outbreak claims sixth victim

YANGON Six people have died in an outbreak of H1N1 influenza largely hitting Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon, a health official said on Thursday, amid government efforts to track the spread of the virus known as swine flu.

Health, Myanmar Jul 27 2017

H1N1 virus infects 13 in Myanmar, suspected of killing one

YANGON Myanmar called for calm on Monday after 13 people were confirmed to have contracted H1N1 influenza and a boy had died with flu-like symptoms, raising fears of a new outbreak of a virus also known as swine flu.

Health, Myanmar Jul 24 2017