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5th March- The Hindu Editorial - Part-1 (in Hindi)
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Subhodeep Das
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thankyou so much sir for this vidio
Haemagglutinin = Heam related to blood cells , glutinin viral protein. Neuraminidase = Neura related to Nerve tissues, aminidase is viral protein
H1N1- swine flue.(.answer ) H5N1- Bird flue
swine flu is the correct answer
  1. THEDU EDITORIAL DISCUSSION 5thMarch THE HINDU


  2. Party and symbol AIADMK Delhi HC order on 'Two Leaves' deepens T.T.V. Dhinakaran's political dilemma UBHODESP


  3. Alarming spread H1N1: With H1N1 now a seasonal flu strain, care workers and others at risk must be vaccinated UBHODESP


  4. H1N1 virus is sometimes mentioned in the news with reference to which one of the following diseases? (a) AIDS (b) Bird flu (c) Dengue (d) swine flu UPSC CSE, Prelims 2015 UBHODES


  5. Influenza Commonly known as the flu High fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, sneezing, and feeling tired. Three of the four types of influenza viruses affect humans: Type A, Type B, and Type C. Type D - known to infect humans, but is believed to have the potential to do so. UBHODESP


  6. Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 Haemagglutinin Neuraminidase June 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the new strain of swine-origin H1N1 as a pandemic. This strain is often called swine flu by the public media. This novel virus spread worldwide and had caused about 17,000 deaths by the start of 2010. Aka. Swine influenza (swine flu or pig flu) is a respiratory disease that occurs in pigs that is caused by the Influenza A virus. UBHODESP


  7. In a short span of 55 days (till February 24) this year, the number of influenza A (H1N1) cases and deaths reported from India reached an alarming 14,803 and 448, respectively. The highest numbers were from Rajasthan (3,964), Delhi (2,738) and Gujarat (2,726). Uttar Pradesh was next, with 905. While Rajasthan and Gujarat had the highest number of deaths, at 137 and 88, respectively, Delhi recorded seven deaths Bay Arabian The number of cases and deaths steadily rising. Indian Ocean UBHODESP


  8. What is more disturbing is that the number of cases reported till February 24 is nearly the same as that recorded in the whole of 2018 (14,992) At about 450, the number of deaths till February 24 is nearly half the total reported in 2018 (1,103). The actual number of cases and deaths this year is likely to be higher as West Bengal has not reported the data to the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) Moreover, the IDSP data are based only on laboratorv confirmed cases and deaths. The H1N1 virus, which caused a pandemic in 2009, has since become a seasonal flu strain globally, including in India, and causes fewer deaths. UBHODESP


  9. According to the WHO, in 2009 the number of laboratory confirmed deaths caused by the pandemic strain was at least 18,500. But a 2012 paper in Lancet Infectious Diseases mentioned 2,84,000 deaths, which was 15 times more than the number of laboratory confirmed deaths. Despite the number of cases and deaths more than doublingin less than 20 days since the review, the Ministry has made no additional effort to contain the spread It has issued a guidance "recommending" vaccines for health-care workers, and deeming them "desirable" for those above 65 vears of age and children between six months and eight years. UBHODESP


  10. Surprisingly, people with pre-existing chronic diseases, who are most susceptible to H1N1 complications according to the WHO, have been ignored - though its own statement released on February 6 had said more deaths were seen in people with diabetes and hypertension. With H1N1 becoming a seasonal flu virus strain in India even during summer, it is advisable that health-care workers and others at risk get themselves vaccinated Despite the sharp increase in cases and deaths, the vaccine uptake has been low. Besides vaccination, there needs to be greater awareness so that people adopt precautionary measures such as frequent handwashing, etc. UBHODESP


  11. The language of Pakistan India must guard against the type of politics that shaped, and continues to ruin, Pakistan UBHODESP


  12. A pivotal election in | Thailand Myanmar (Burma) Laos THAILAND Cambodia The system is configured to the military's advantage, but Thaksin Shinawatra may hold the key. UBHODESP