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First swine flu death in Manipur

First swine flu death in ManipurImphal: Swine flu claimed its first victim in Manipur, with the death of a woman at a private hospital on Wednesday morning.

The victim was first treated at the centrally-run Regional Institute of Medical Sciences but later she was shifted to a private hospital due to lack of medicine, ventilator and other facilities.

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Swine flu detected in Manipur

Swine flu detected in ManipurImphal, Mar. 7 - A woman in Manipur on Friday was detected with swine flu, the first case of this season to be found in the North Eastern state.

According to Dr. Jugindro Singh, Superintendent of Shija Hospital, the woman was undergoing treatment after being suspected of being infected by the H1N1 virus. Her blood sample was sent to SRL Diagnostics in Mumbai on February 28, following which her sample was found to be positive.

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Fitness sector witnesses growth in Manipur

Fitness sector witnesses growth in ManipurImphal, Nov. 1 - The trend of working out in gyms is fast catching up with the people of Manipur. As people increasingly become aware of the need to lead a healthy life, large number of gyms are opening up across the state.

Be it Arambam Bobby or Khundrakpam Pradipkumar - the state has produced many international level bodybuilders.

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MACS rebuts CAG report on HIV positive cases rising to 40,855 in Manipur

MACS rebuts CAG report on HIV positive cases rising to 40,855 in ManipurImphal, August 1 - Manipur AIDS Control Society (MACS) has rebutted the CAG report that was presented in Manipur legislative assembly; HIV positive cases in Manipur have increased greatly alleging the poor performance and unsatisfactory results in curbing new infections in high-risk individuals.

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Manipur's HIV-affected women suffer for husband's sins

Manipur's HIV-affected women suffer for husband's sinsImphal, March 31 - For Rachel, 34, the journey from being an abandoned child to a widow, whose emaciated body battles HIV and cancer, has been a painful one. Rachel's only fault was that she unknowingly fell in love with a man who was an injecting drug user (IDU), contracted AIDS and infected her too with the incurable condition.

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