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    BENGALURU, January 28, 2015
    Updated: January 28, 2015 05:44 IST
    24 confirmed H1N1 cases in Karnataka

    Fifteen of these cases have been reported in BBMP limits

    After dengue and other vector-borne diseases, H1N1 cases are now being reported in the city.

    Fifteen of the 24 confirmed H1N1 cases in the State, reported from January 1 till date, have been from Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits.
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    http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/...cle6828226.ece

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    Tahsildar dies of H1N1

    A man has died of H1N1 and related complications, according to the district surveillance office for detection of communicable diseases here on Thursday.
    Baburao Khande, 52, was suffering from lung infection and cardiac disease. He died in a private hospital in Hyderabad on February 2.
    He was also a long-term diabetic. His sputum samples were sent to the Kasturba Medical College in Manipal for test.

    http://www.thehindu.com/news/nationa...cle6862982.ece

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    • #3
      2 Die of Swine Flu in Manipal
      [ updated 06 Feb 2015, 14:28:17]Courtesy: Express News Service(TNIE)

      CHITRADURGA/BIDAR,6th Feb: A 48-year-old woman died of Swine flu at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal (Udupi district) on Wednesday night.

      The deceased has been identified as Latha, a resident of Bagenal village in Chitradurga. According to District Health Officer (DHO) Dr S R Mahalingappa, the victim was admitted to a private hospital here on January 26 and was shifted to a super speciality hospital in Davangere on January 31. She was admitted to the Kasturba Hospital on February 2. The next day, she was diagnosed with Swine flu and succumbed on February 4.
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      http://www.manipalworldnews.com/2015...e-flu-manipal/
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      • #4
        H1N1 on rise in Bangalore, BBMP gears up to prevent spread of virus

        Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 8:54pm IST | Place: Bangalore | Agency: iamin.in
        YM Reddy

        According to Dr Manoranjan Hegde, chief medical officer, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the city is seeing rise in H1N1 cases as compared to last year.
        H1N1-Bangalore-virus Compared to last year, number of H1N1 cases registered in January has almost doubled. File Photo dna
        25 cases of H1N1 were registered in Bangalore city in January this year compared to 15 cases in January 2014. According to Dr Manoranjan Hegde, chief medical officer, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the city is seeing rise in H1N1 cases as compared to last year.
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        http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/re...-virus-2058471
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        • #5
          H1N1 kills 3 in Karnataka
          TNN | Feb 7, 2015, 04.00 AM IST

          BENGALURU: Karnataka has recorded three H1N1 deaths, including one in Bengaluru, in two days.
          The first death - that of a 52-year-old former tahasildar from Bidar - occurred on Thursday. "He had travelled to Andhra Pradesh and was first hospitalized there. He died in Bidar. He tested positive for H1N1 virus," said health department officials.

          On Friday evening, swine flu claimed one life each in Bengaluru and Chitradurga. While the virus claimed a 35-year-old woman from Hoskote who was admitted to the Vaidehi Institute of Medical Sciences, a 48-year-old woman from Chitradurga district succumbed at the KMC Hospital in Manipal.

          The Bidar and Bengaluru cases had a common link: the victims had contracted the virus in Andhra Pradesh.
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          http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/c.../46149642.cms?
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          • #6
            Woman from Chitradurga dies of H1N1 in Manipal

            Manipal, 07 Feb 2015: A 48-year-old woman from Chitradurga district succumbed at the KMC Hospital in Manipal on Friday. With this the number of H1N1 deaths in Karnataka has shot up to three.

            It is also said that two other patients are being treated at KMC Hospital, Manipal, for swine flu.

            http://www.bellevision.com/belle/ind...ews&type=12008

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            • #7
              Bengaluru sees 3 more swine flu deaths

              BENGALURU: Three more H1N1 deaths were reported from various hospitals in Bengaluru on Saturday, taking the toll in Karnataka to six. The number of people reported to be suffering from swine flu in the state has been put at 20.

              The deaths reported on Saturday had occurred in January and in the first few days of February.

              http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/c...w/46160487.cms


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              • #8
                A(H1N1): death toll in city raises to six

                Eleven new A(H1N1) positive cases were reported in the State on Sunday, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 106. Of the 11, nine were reported positive from the city-based Manipal Hospital Laboratory at the HAL Airport Road.
                Health Minister U.T. Khader said that the toll in the State stood at nine, of which six are from the city.
                He said the department was yet to collate where and when the deaths were reported and said that the details would be announced on Monday.
                While officials in Vijayapura said that a 19-year-old girl died on Sunday, Health Department officials here said they had no information on it.

                http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/...cle6872633.ece

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                • #9
                  A 19-year-old girl died of A (H1N1) influenza at a private hospital in Vijayapura on Sunday while a woman from Kottalachinta village coming under Raravi Public Health Centre in Sirguppa taluk in Ballari is suspected to have been affected by the virus. With this, the number of people who have died of the disease has gone up to seven in the State.
                  Ashwini Jhalaki was a native of Nimbal village of Indi taluk. According to Vijayapura Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep, 10 suspected cases had been reported in the district. Six are being treated.

                  http://www.thehindu.com/news/nationa...ece?ref=tpnews

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                  • #10
                    Swine Flu Kills 9 in Karnataka; 50 New Cases Reported in Bengaluru
                    By Roshni Mahesh February 9, 2015 15:30 IST

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                    Bengaluru reported three more deaths on Saturday. A 70-year-old patient named Jayalakshmi succumbed to the virus at the Srikrishna Seva Ashrama Hospital in Jayanagar. The other deaths in Bengaluru came from Yashomathi Hospital, Varthur Road and Apollo Hospital in Jayanagar. The victims were identified to be 41-year-old Muniyenappa and 49-year-old Ramakrishna, respectively.


                    The Srikrishna Seva Ashrama Hospital in Jayanagar reported its first death on 1 February, when a 45-year-old woman named Krishnaveli, died while undergoing treatment at the hospital
                    http://www.ibtimes.co.in/swine-flu-k...%3ATop+News%29
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                    • #11
                      24 fresh H1N1 cases reported in State
                      Bengaluru, Feb 11, 2015, DHNS:
                      Photo for representation purpose
                      As many as 24 fresh swine flu cases were reported in the State on Tuesday while the BBMP confirmed yet another death due to the flu.

                      The death was reported on Monday and following investigations the Palike confirmed that it was a case of swine flu. The deceased was identified as Prema, a 51-year-old resident of Subbanna Gardens near Vijayanagar. She succumbed to the flu on February 9 at Apollo Hospitals where she was admitted for treatment, said a BBMP Official. With this, the death toll due to swine flu has gone up to seven in the City, in a span of two months.
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                      http://www.deccanherald.com/content/...-reported.html
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                      • #12
                        Man dies of A(H1N1) in Chitradurga, three suspected cases in Belagavi district

                        The death of a man due to A(H1N1) influenza was reported in Chitradurga district and three were suspected to have been affected by the virus in Belagavi district on Wednesday.
                        Chitradurga District Health Officer Mahalingappa told presspersons that there were two confirmed cases of A(H1N1) in the district and the second person was being treated. Steps had been taken to open separate wards in government and private hospitals and medicines, including triple layer masks and other material, had been stored.
                        A total of 36 cases have been reported from 2009 till date in the district. As many as 17 persons died and the remaining recovered. Tests were conducted on 139 persons. Tests were conducted on 10 persons in 2012 and four were confirmed. In 2013, only one suspected case was reported from the district and in 2014 four cases were reported from the district, he added. Helplines had been opened and the numbers were 08194-235657, 82775-18666 and 94498-43250, he added.

                        http://www.thehindu.com/news/nationa...cle6884977.ece

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                        • #13
                          MANGALURU, February 13, 2015
                          Updated: February 13, 2015 05:39 IST
                          Two deaths, three test positive for A(H1N1)

                          RAGHAVA M.

                          The city has so far reported two deaths of persons diagnosed with influenza A (H1N1). While the first death was of a tourist from Gujarat, another was of a person from neighbouring Kasaragod.

                          According to District Health Officer Ramakrishna Rao, Anjana Patel (40), a native of Gujarat, had come down to attend a funeral of her relative here in December third week. After she reported fever and headache, she was taken to a private hospital near Kudroli temple and then moved to another private hospital in K.S. Rao Road, where she died in January first week.

                          Another death was of Brijesh (33) of Kasaragod. Mr. Brijesh, who had returned from Dubai, had symptoms of influenza and was taken to primary health centre in Kerala?s Vellarikkundu on January 29 and from there to a hospital in Kanhangad. Mr. Brijesh was then brought to a private hospital in the city where he died on February 9.
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                          http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/...cle6889674.ece
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                          • #14
                            Woman dies of H1N1 in Hubballi

                            A 24-year-old woman from Nekar Nagar in Hubballi died of H1N1 at a private hospital here on Thursday.
                            Deputy Commissioner P. Rajendra Cholan told presspersons here that her death was confirmed to be from H1N1 during laboratory testing.
                            Besides, one more case of suspected H1N1 was reported from Kuruvinakoppa village in Kalghatagi taluk where a 77-year-old man was found to be infected with the virus. He was undergoing treatment at the Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences and his condition was said to be improving.
                            Mr. Cholan said stern action would be taken against those selling H1N1 vaccine above the maximum retail price.

                            http://www.thehindu.com/news/nationa...cle6889298.ece

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                            • #15
                              Mangaluru: Swine flu under control in state, says Khadar; 18 deaths so far

                              Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (DV)

                              Mangaluru, Feb 16: Health and family welfare minister U T Khadar on Monday February 16 allayed fears about spread of H1N1 (swine flu) in the state and said that the disease has been brought under control.

                              Addressing a press meet at Circuit House here, Khadar said, "People need not fear about H1N1, but they should take precautions and cooperate with the health authorities.
                              ...
                              "The disease has been brought under control in the state because of everyone's efforts. So far, 1,157 samples have been tested out of which 285 have turned out positive. Out of 285 confirmed cases, 173 (patients) have already recovered after medication and 15 are still suffering from high fever. Another 74 are in various hospitals. Altogether, there have been 18 deaths from swine flu in the state so far, out of which eight deaths were in January, nine in February and one was an old case," he explained.
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                              http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_...sp?n_id=297286
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