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Aggressive swine flu virus hits India

Aggressive swine flu virus hits India

A surge in swine flu infections has killed more than 800 people in India and is challenging health workers, who say the virus is harder to treat than the version that caused a global pandemic in 2009. High-risk patients...

A virus conquered

A virus conquered

This past week, India marked three years since its last reported polio case. As the country gets ready to be declared ‘polio-free’, the author looks back at a well-deserved victory January 13, was a...

India ‘polio free’ despite death

India ‘polio free’ despite death

The death of a 10-month-old baby in Maharashtra state’s Latur District on Saturday blemishes India’s record in fighting polio but won’t impact the country’s march toward being certified polio-free. On Jan. 13, India...