Special polio vaccine drive on children’s day, India

Shri Azad launches special polio vaccine drive on children?s day — Bi-valent OPV to be introduced soon to tackle rise in polio cases. – The Indian Minister of Health and Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad said that the Indian Government will very soon introduce bi-valent oral polio vaccine to attack the type 1 and type 3 virus to deal with the fresh outbreak of type 3 virus.

Homeopathy Arsenic 30 preventive for H1N1 flu, says CCRH

Homeopathy medicine Arsenic 30 can be used as preventive for H1N1 flu, says CCRH – Centarl Council for Research in Homoeopathy, India. – The Indian Department of AYUSH (alternative systems) has released a press note suggesting use of Arsenic alba 30 one dose for three consecutive days as preventive for Swine flu.

Indian Government is fully prepared to deal with H1N1

Government is fully prepared to deal with H1N1, there is no need to panic: Ghulam Nabi Azad, The Health Minister. – Indian Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad has assured the people of the country that the country is fully prepared to face the challenge of H1N1, which has been declared a phase 6 pandemic by the World Health Organization.

60 year old woman found positive for H1N1, Delhi

H1N1 update as on 8th June 2009 – 25,288 laboratory confirmed cases of influenza A/H1N1 infection from 73 countries. – The 60 year old mother of the positive case [reported at Delhi on 7.6.2009] complained of mild symptoms and also tested positive. She got the infection from her son. They are on oseltamivir. All their contacts have been put on chemoprophylaxis.

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