GENEVA, March 18: The Covid-19 pandemic could settle down this year to a point where it poses a threat similar to flu, the World Health Organization said Friday.

COPENHAGEN, Jan 12: The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is on track to infect more than half of Europeans, but it should not yet be seen as a flu-like endemic illness, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

She lived a life of adventure that spanned two continents. She fell in love with a World War II fighter pilot, barely escaped Europe ahead of Benito Mussolini’s fascists, ground steel for the U.S. war effort and advocated for her disabled daughter in a far less enlightened time. She was, her daughter said, someone who didn’t make a habit of giving up.

NEW YORK, Feb 25: February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors’ offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: In general, flu is worse than common cold and COVID-19 is the worst among the three.

Aches and pains, sore throat, fever—although they may feel similar to those suffering from their symptoms, the novel coronavirus is not the same as the seasonal flu, experts stressed.

CHITWAN, Feb 2: The Chitwan-based Bharatpur Hospital has allocated a separate space for purchasing tickets and health examination for the patients visiting with common cold and fever.

Flu kills some 2,800 in France

February 22, 2019 09:25 am

PARIS, Feb. 22: The flu epidemic hitting France this winter has killed some 2,800 people in France from Oct.1 to Feb. 3, according to France's health authorities.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Irritated with common cold and flu?? And just continuing taking antibiotics?? It may be because you’re simply taking considerations into common myths about common cold and flu preventive measures.

PM Oli admitted to Teaching Hospital

October 29, 2018 08:07 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 29 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli admitted to Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital on Monday morning, who has been suffering from seasonal flu and common cold.

Aug 2: Obesity increases a person's risk for severe complications from influenza, including hospitalization and even death. It may also play a role in how flu spreads, according to a new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings suggest that obese adults infected with flu shed the virus for a longer time than adults who are not obese, potentially increasing the opportunity for the infection to spread to others.

CHITWAN, May 22: Chitwan district suffered a loss of chicken and other poultry products worth more than Rs 7 million due to bird flu, according the District Livestock Service Office (DLSO).

CHITWAN, May 20: Preliminary investigation by a team of five from the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division found that bird flu had not been transmitted to humans yet in Sutarni of Khairbani municipality-9 of east Chitwan.

CHITWAN, April 6: A high-level technical meeting held on Thursday in Chitwan decided to monitor districts like Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Nawalparasi and Chitwan adjoining India in the wake of a bird flu outbreak in Indian borders. It also directed staying on high alert.

JAJARKOT, Jan 11: The health service camp and awareness program has exceeded to control the epidemic viral flu, spreading in the district since three weeks.

JAJARKOT, Jan 10: Viral flu has claimed the lives of two more people in Jajarkot district, taking the total death toll to 12. Over 2,700 residents of the remote district are estimated to be infected by the virus while only around 700 of them have received medical treatment, health officials said.

CHITWAN, September 1: A total of 309 patients have tested positive for swine flu in Chitwan, the District Public Health Office (DPHO) said. Incidences of people contracting the disease were reported in the past three months, health workers said.

Swine flu alert

August 18, 2017 18:24 pm

Time and again we hear the alarming news that certain deadly flu virus has been detected in our city too. While we immediately start taking a few safety measures like not eating out or wearing masks, many of us aren’t armed with the most basic information to be able to safeguard ourselves properly.

GORKHA, August 14: Swine flu has been detected in three persons from Gankhu and two from Laxmi Bazaar here in the district.

CHITWAN, August 7: The District Public Health Office (DPHO), Chitwan, has confirmed the death of woman from scrub typhus.

SYANGJA, August 6: Swine flu rumors have affected pig farming in Waling of Syangja.  Many shops selling pork have shut down, while trade of pigs and piglets has come to a halt.

Palpa local dies of swine flu

August 6, 2017 04:45 am

PALPA, August 5: Four patients of Palpa who were referred to Kathmandu for treatment have died. One of the patients is said to have died of swine flu while the reason behind the deaths of other three is not yet known.

Swine flu death toll reaches eight

August 5, 2017 09:00 am

POKHARA, Aug 4: The H1N1 influenza virus, commonly known as the Swine flu virus, has claimed three lives in Pokhara and two in IIlam while many have fallen sick throughout the country.

Two die of swine flu in Jhapa

August 4, 2017 20:25 pm

ILAM, August 4: Two women have died apparently due to swine flu. According to District Health Office, Jhapa, Anita Devi Mittal, 34, of Birtamod Municipality-4 and Manisha Agrawal, 47, of Birtamod-1 died because of this decease.

JHAPA, August 2: Two women from Jhapa district succumbed to swine flu during their treatment at the same hospital in India in the last two weeks.

One confirmed dead from Swine flu

July 28, 2017 09:22 am

WALING, July 28: A person hailing from Waling of Syangja district has reportedly died from Swine Flu.

WALING, July 27: The Waling Primary Health Center in Syangja has issued an alert for the people of Waling and its adjoining areas following the death of a person attributed to swine flu.

Finally, the rainy season has come to relieve us from the hot summers, but it also brings along many kinds of illnesses. However, proper care and certain precautions during the rainy season can keep disease away and help you enjoy the monsoon with hot coffee. Usually, kids are more susceptible to this drastic weather change.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Twenty cases of H1N1 influenza, generally known as swine flu, were detected in the Kathmandu Valley recently, according to health experts.

CHITWAN, March 26: Authorities in Chitwan are on high alert after detecting avian influenza –H5N1 – in chickens in Kaski and Sunsari districts.

ITAHARI, March 9: Bird flu has been confirmed in the birds protected at the zoo inside the children’s park of Taltalaiya, a tourist spot in the region.

KATHMANDU, March3:  A person was confirmed contracting H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, at the Sukraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital at Teku in the capital city.

Bird flu detected in Pokhara

February 25, 2017 15:23 pm

POKHARA, Feb 25: Bird flu which is also known as avian influenza has been detected in Pokha.

An outbreak of H7N9 bird flu in China killed 79 people in January, the most in a single month in at least three years, the country’s national health authority said.

NEW DELHI, Oct 21: City authorities have closed a sprawling park in the heart of New Delhi after eight birds died of suspected bird flu, days after the city zoo was closed to the public after nine birds died there.

NEW DELHI, Oct 19: An official says New Delhi's zoo has been closed temporarily after nine birds died from suspected bird flu last week.

KATHMANDU, July 30: If the data provided by Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) is anything to go by, over 80 percent of patients visiting the hospital's out-patient department (OPD) have been suffering from Hong Kong flu and influenza virus.