Ruhr oh, while H1N1 might have already hit its peak in the West, it seems like deaths from it are only rising in China. The number of deaths caused by swine flu here have increased sharply over the past few weeks, with he Ministry of Health’s website stating late Tuesday that the reported number of people killed has jumped to 178 from 53. “The epidemic situation in our nation remains grim,” the statement said. Back in May, we gave a couple of tips for preventing, identifying and treating H1N1. Guess it’s time to brush the dust off that again.