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Saturday, Feb 29, 2020


Oct 20, 2019 19:55
Dr Ram Singh, joint director of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), and head of the Centre for Medical Entomology and Vector Management, New Delhi, has been sent to the sick bay after he tested positive for Dengue and Chikungunya on Satu... read more
Oct 12, 2019 20:57
The state capital, Patna, which witnessed heavy floods for close to 10 days, saw 981 cases of dengue being reported till Friday. The number rose to 1135 on Saturday. On Thursday, the health department in the city had put the number of dengue patients... read more
Sep 09, 2019 20:48
Ten minutes a week to get rid of stagnant water is well worth it to fight dengue read more
Sep 09, 2019 03:55
Delhi has reported 35 cases of dengue over the past two weeks, taking its total number from January 1 to August 31 this year to 92 only. read more
Jun 25, 2019 04:23
As per data provided by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which maintains record of vector-borne diseases reported across the city, the number of malaria cases in Delhi stood at 31 till Saturday(June 22). read more
Mar 28, 2019 04:12
With approximately 40% frontline health workers pulled off duty for election work, officials said it’s affecting patients dependent on primary health facilities and the possibility of more monsoon diseases owing to lack of surveillance. read more
Nov 14, 2018 08:47
The infection occurs mostly in the Indian subcontinent, Asia and Africa, with a major outbreak in 2015 affecting several countries in the Region of the Americas, according to the World Health Organisation. read more
Nov 07, 2018 14:08
The number of dengue cases is highest in Jaipur where 1,480 cases were recorded from January 1 to October 11 and it rose to 2,885 by November 5. Officials have been directed to start anti-larvae activities and locate dengue cases. read more
Sep 12, 2018 02:32
Forty-eight cases of scrub typhus, the bacterial infection that had killed 16 persons and hospitalised 70 in Nagpur, have been treated in four large hospitals in Delhi since July. read more
Sep 11, 2018 15:36
RIMS director RK Shrivastava said that a representation was sent to Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) to remove larvae and clean the premises besides regular fogging. read more
Sep 06, 2018 01:21
Suraj, a 38-year-old resident of Pauri, lost his life in Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Hospital. read more
Sep 05, 2018 04:05
So far, 107 cases of dengue and 44 cases of chikungunya have been recorded in Delhi residents. read more
Aug 20, 2018 09:39
World Mosquito Day is a celebration of British doctor Sir Ronald Ross’ discovery that female mosquitoes were responsible for transmitting the malarial parasite. Here are 5 deadly diseases caused by mosquito bites. read more
Aug 01, 2018 16:45
“All the four sides of our society are waterlogged, exposing us to the risk of catching such diseases as malaria and chikungunya,” said Vikas Bansal, general secretary, RWA, Taksila Heights. read more
Apr 25, 2018 11:59
With a target to restrict vector-borne diseases from spreading, the UT health department has geared up to take stringent actions against defaulters this season.  read more