Mizoram

Swine flu contained in Mizoram

Swine fluAizawl: With no fresh case of swine flu being detected in Mizoram in the last few weeks, H1N1 virus has now been contained although people entering into the state were being screened as a precaution, a senior health official said.


Mizoram officials screening people for HINI virus

HINI virusAizawl: The Mizoram government has began screening of people entering the state through National Highway-54 near the Mizoram-Assam border town of Vairengte to detect people infected with H1N1 virus, a senior health official said Tuesday.

The screening began yesterday, Nodal Officer of the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Dr Pachuau Lalmalsawma said.


Mizoram reports first case of swine flu, woman was in Delhi

swine fluAizawl: A Mizo woman was detected with swine flu, the first case in the state.

Pachuau Lalmalsawma, Nodal Officer of the state Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), on Thursday told PTI that the woman was in New Delhi for a brief period and it is suspected that she contracted the H1N1 virus there.


Mizoram get tough against tobacco use and drug abuse

Mizoram get tough against tobacco use and drug abuseAizawl, Oct 8 - Concerned with the high incidence of cancer and tobacco- and drug-related diseases, the Mizoram government Saturday decided to enact stringent laws to curb the excess use of tobacco products and drug abuse, officials here said.


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