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'No need to worry' about swine flu
13 August 2017, 11:11 | Todd Saunders
One More Dies Of Dengue In Cuttack, Total Toll Mounts To Two
The secretary said swine flu cases are being reported at an alarming rate across the state.
Cuttack: The death toll due to dengue rose to 2 after another patient, Harihar Mallick (27) of Basudevpur in Bhadrak district died this morning while undergoing treatment at the Central ICU in the SCB Medical in Cuttack.
He advised people to avoid self-medication and to wash hands at regular intervals since the disease was contagious. Most of the patients have come from outside the state, he said. Many patients are from outside as per the district health authorities. 9 samples of dengue and 3 samples of Chikungunya suspected patients were sent for testing.
CUTTACK:A lady resident doctor of Transfusion Medicine Department in SCB Medical College and Hospital has tested positive for swine flu even as 13 new cases were reported on Thursday.
Amritsar, August 12A patient from Gurdaspur with swine flu symptoms was shifted to Sri Guru Ram Das Ji Hospital here today. Until August 11, 204 out of 535 hospital patients were confirmed to have been infected with the seasonal influenza and the death toll reached 23, according to the Ministry of Health and Sport.
The official said 16 of 28 samples tested positive for swine flu on Sunday, as the number of affected persons increased to 103.
China Willing to Pay the Price of North Korea Sanctions
The meeting comes as the USA and Asian nations join together to try to step up Pyongyang's economic and diplomatic isolation. China's new-found cooperation came after the UN Security Council on August 5 imposed sweeping new sanctions on North Korea.
Indian hospital accused of oxygen failure
On reports that oxygen shortage had caused the deaths, he said if it were the case, it would have been a "heinous act". There was panic at the hospital with relatives trying to support staff using manual breathing bags, local media say.
North: Media to Partly Blame for Escalating US-N. Korea Tension
His visit came the day after President Trump said North Korea would be met with "fire and fury" in the event of a nuclear attack. Tensions have escalated rapidly in recent weeks after North Korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July.