Tag Archives: swine flu

Second Indian state reports Nipah cases – Avoid travelling to Kerala

DUBAI, May 23, (Agencies): Bahrain has asked its nationals to avoid travelling to India’s Kerala until an outbreak of the rare Nipah virus, spread by fruit bats, is under control, the Gulf state’s consulate in Mumbai said on its Twitter account on Wednesday. The virus can cause flu-like symptoms and …

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1,495 Swine flu cases recorded in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, April 14:  Minister of Health Dr Bassel Al-Sabah revealed that 1,495 cases of swine flu were recorded in the country during the last three months of 2017. He said this in response to a parliamentary question submitted by MP Mohammed Al-Dalal about the presence of cases of infection …

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MPs query swine flu, Bayt Lothan

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2: MP Mohammed Al-Dalal has forwarded questions to Health Minister Dr Bassel Humoud Hamad Al- Sabah about swine flu cases in some public schools. He cited a report published by Al-Qabas daily on Dec 16, 2017 stating several health centers provided treatment for swine flu patients. He …

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Swine flu cases found in Al-Sabah, Mubarak Al-Kabir and Farwaniya hospitals

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: A number of cases of swine flu virus cases have been reported from the Al-Sabah, Mubarak Al-Kabir and Farwaniya hospitals, reports Al-Anba daily quoting knowledgeable sources. The sources pointed out the infected people are from different age groups, the youngest is a 6 months old child. …

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Some people diagnosed with swine flu

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Some people have been diagnosed with swine fl u (H1N1) and they are now confined at Amiri Hospital, reports Al-Rai daily quoting a source from the Health Ministry. According to the source, this is expected because the weather is changing as winter will start soon. He …

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50 swine flu cases reported in Russia

MOSCOW, Jan 26, (AFP): At least 50 people have died of swine flu in Russia since last month, according to AFP calculations based on data from regional health authorities, as the virus seems to gain ground in the country. Health authorities in the southern region of Rostov told RIA Novosti …

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Swine flu kills girl

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: A 20-year-old Kuwait girl suffering from the swine flu (H1N1) died inside Al-Adan Hospital making her the first casualty of 2016 registered by the Ministry of Health, reports Al-Qabas daily. Informed sources told the daily the deceased was suffering from concomitant diseases and that she had …

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Swine flu kills Kuwaiti child

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: A Kuwaiti child suffering from H1N1 died at the Adan Hospital, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to sources the child is one-and-a-half-year old and was suffering from other health problems in addition to infection with the virus. He was reportedly rushed to Adan Hospital 20 days ago …

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MoH launches awareness campaign on ‘seasonal flu’ – New mechanism cuts prices of medicines by 20 to 70 pc

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30, (Agencies): The Health Ministry’s Undersecretary Dr Khaled Al-Sahlawi announced Sunday the launch of an awareness campaign in all schools in the country, public and private, on seasonal flu prevention and knowledge of its dangers. The campaign targets male and female students of all educational grades in …

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4 cases of H1N1 discovered in Salmiya private school

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: Four cases of swine flu (H1N1) was discovered among the students of a private school in Salmiya, reports Al-Rai daily quoting health sources. They affirmed that the Preventive Health team from Ministry of Health has been coordinating with the School Health Department to medically examine school …

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