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Chandigarh health department gears up to combat vector-borne diseases, well in advance
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.
Control mosquito-borne diseases or face imprisonment: Delhi HC warns officers
Apr 12, 2018 00:40
Under Section 269, a person can get up to six months’ imprisonment and\/or a fine for “unlawfully or negligently” committing an act that may spread a life-threatening disease.
Pune plagued by chikungunya, records highest number of positive cases in State
Apr 04, 2018 15:05
Pune recorded 2,459 cases of chikungunya in 2016, followed by 951 in 2017. Twelve cases have been registered in 2018 (up to April 3).
Malaria cases in Maharashtra drop by 24%, reveals union ministry report
Mar 19, 2018 10:54
The cases reported in the state have reduced from 23,983 cases in 2016 to 18,133 in 2017.
Dengue, chikungunya may strike Delhi early this year
Mar 06, 2018 07:11
Till 3 March, Delhi hospitals tracked by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation reported 15 cases of dengue, five more than last year when the mosquito-borne disease infected 9,271 people and killed 10.
Mosquito gut holds key to preventing dengue, Zika: Researchers
Feb 19, 2018 14:38
The infection can essentially be stopped inside the mosquito by exhausting the resource within the mosquito cells or making the metabolites trigger an immune response to the virus.
Traditional south Indian medicine keeps dengue, chikungunya at bay: Study
Jan 25, 2018 23:34
The findings of the study could provide a boost to the traditional system of medicine, one of several that India is trying to foster.
Dengue killed 226 people in India this year: NVBDCP
Dec 16, 2017 21:35
Dengue, a mosquito-borne tropical disease, killed more than 200 people with Tamil Nadu reporting the maximum number cases
Delhi: Dip in number of dengue cases recorded this week
Nov 21, 2017 00:03
A total of 486 cases were recorded this week, as compared to 705 the week before. The numbers are expected to continue falling, say experts.
Civic body members raise concerns over increasing dengue cases in Pune
Oct 31, 2017 14:19
Assistant health officer Vaishali Jadhav accepted that dengue and chikungunya cases have increased in the city and said that seven deaths have been reported till now.
Dengue spikes in Punjab with 652 cases in two days
Oct 28, 2017 09:26
The last two days alone (October 25 and 26) have seen 652 cases reported.
Dengue cases on rise in Rajasthan, but situation not alarming:Director public health
Oct 27, 2017 19:35
From January 1, 2017 until now, 3,651 people have tested positive with the virus and five have succumbed to the infection
Swine flu takes shape of seasonal flu, will last another 2-3 months, says expert
Oct 17, 2017 21:27
Total 2,593 cases of dengue and three deaths due to the disease were reported in the state from January 1 till date this year
IIT Roorkee scientists identify commonly used drug to fight Chikungunya
Oct 06, 2017 13:04
Scientists discovered antiviral potential of piperazine and determined the mechanism of inhibition of Chikungunya virus.
Indian company’s Typhoid vaccine highly effective
Oct 04, 2017 12:44
Typhoid causes about 200,000 deaths every year mostly in south and south east Asia and Africa. The bacteria that causes the disease is also showing signs of developing drug-resistance.