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An official in Haryana said people were being made aware of dengue and malaria and ways to control them. (Representative image)

Several kids die due to high fever in Haryana, govt rushes health teams: Report

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2021 11:58 AM IST
The prevalence of high fever over the last few days in the Haryana village has become a cause of concern even though the actual cause of fever has not been confirmed by the health department as yet.
A dengue patient rests under a mosquito net in the dengue ward of a government hospital in Prayagraj. (AFP File Photo)
A dengue patient rests under a mosquito net in the dengue ward of a government hospital in Prayagraj. (AFP File Photo)

After Firozabad outbreak, 16 dengue cases confirmed in Agra

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2021 10:49 AM IST
Apart from Firozabad, authorities in several districts, including Prayagraj, Mathura, Meerut and Mainpuri districts, have also said that they have detected several cases of dengue.
Authorities have appealed to people to maintain cleanliness in and around their locality after the dengue cases were reported. (AFP File Photo)
Authorities have appealed to people to maintain cleanliness in and around their locality after the dengue cases were reported. (AFP File Photo)

After UP's Firozabad, dengue cases reported in Madhya Pradesh

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2021 12:27 PM IST
After dengue cases were reported in Gwalior of Madhya Pradesh, authorities said the hotspot zones reporting the highest number of cases have been put under strict observation.
A Uttar Pradesh government official taking stock of the dengue situation in a village in Firozabad district. (HT Photo)
A Uttar Pradesh government official taking stock of the dengue situation in a village in Firozabad district. (HT Photo)

UP deaths causedby dengue, 2 other diseases: Centre

By Rhythma Kaul, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2021 01:37 AM IST
As many as 51 persons have died, of which at least 36 includes children, in Western Uttar Pradesh over the past two weeks. Hundreds more are undergoing treatment for the diseases currently.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered officials to launch a statewide cleanliness and sanitation drive to combat the increasing number of dengue cases in the state.(HT Photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered officials to launch a statewide cleanliness and sanitation drive to combat the increasing number of dengue cases in the state.(HT Photo)

105 fresh cases of dengue, viral fever in Firozabad; east UP affected too

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2021 10:45 AM IST
According to World Health Organization (WHO), dengue virus is transmitted by female mosquitoes mainly of the species Aedes aegypti and, to a lesser extent, Ae. albopictus. These mosquitoes are also vectors of chikungunya, yellow fever and Zika viruses.
The Supreme Court has asked the expert committee to find out what are the best ways of aircraft fumigation followed by other countries.(PTI)
The Supreme Court has asked the expert committee to find out what are the best ways of aircraft fumigation followed by other countries.(PTI)

SC asks Centre to submit panel report on aircraft fumigation to prevent mosquito

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2021 07:45 PM IST
IndiGo Airlines, which moved the top court against the NGT imposing blanket ban on spraying insecticides and pesticides in aircraft, claimed that the mosquito menace is prevalent at airports in Delhi, Pune, Bengaluru, and Kolkata, among others.
The study found that colonies with very poor access to tap water, with less than 61 per cent of houses having access, were associated with a higher risk of exposure to the virus.(HT Photo | Representational image)
The study found that colonies with very poor access to tap water, with less than 61 per cent of houses having access, were associated with a higher risk of exposure to the virus.(HT Photo | Representational image)

Study says tap water access in Delhi linked to dengue infection risk

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 11:33 AM IST
In the current study, published in the journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, the scientists analysed social and environmental risk factors for contracting the virus in Delhi.
Prince Narula and Yuvika Chaudhary recovered from Covid-19 and dengue.
Prince Narula and Yuvika Chaudhary recovered from Covid-19 and dengue.

Yuvika Chaudhary on suffering from Covid-19 and dengue back-to-back: ‘Can’t forget that night doctor told Prince to arrange for blood platelets’

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 01:49 PM IST
Couple Prince Narula and Yuvika Chaudhary, who recently recovered from Covid-19 and dengue, have recalled their ordeal. Prince said that dengue was a worse experience than Covid-19.
AAP leader and MCD in-charge Durgesh Pathak(File photo)
AAP leader and MCD in-charge Durgesh Pathak(File photo)

AAP, BJP spar again over salaries of dengue workers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 04:48 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday criticised the BJP-ruled municipal corporations (MCDs) for not complying with the court’s order to pay a salary of Rs 32,000 per month to dengue-malaria warriors of Delhi instead of the present Rs 14,000.
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia had been admitted to the hospital intensive care unit and was put on low oxygen support. A battery of tests were done and when the doctors saw that his platelet count had dipped, he was tested for dengue and found positive.(PTI PHOTO.)
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia had been admitted to the hospital intensive care unit and was put on low oxygen support. A battery of tests were done and when the doctors saw that his platelet count had dipped, he was tested for dengue and found positive.(PTI PHOTO.)

Deputy CM Sisodia leaves hospital after recovering from Covid-19, dengue

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 08:05 PM IST
Sisodia, who had tested positive for Covid-19 on September 14, had mild symptoms and was in home isolation. He was moved to the Delhi government-run Lok Nayak hospital on the evening of September 23 with high fever and breathlessness.
Kejriwal inspects his house for stagnant water.(HT Photo)
Kejriwal inspects his house for stagnant water.(HT Photo)

Join drive to prevent spread of dengue: Kejriwal to RWAs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2020 05:19 AM IST
The campaign urges the public to inspect their homes for any possible sources of stagnant water, which may lead to the breeding of Aedes mosquitoes, which spread diseases. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government launched the programme last year in a bid to rein in the number of dengue cases and deaths.
Sisodia was shifted to the ICU of Max Hospital in Saket on Thursday night, government officials said.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Sisodia was shifted to the ICU of Max Hospital in Saket on Thursday night, government officials said.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Delhi deputy CM Sisodia diagnosed with dengue, shifted to ICU of Max Saket hospital

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 03:58 PM IST
Manish Sisodia’s condition had improved on Thursday morning, and he was moved to a ward in Lok Nayak later in the day, hospital officials said.
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Covid-19 +ve Manish Sisodia has dengue, blood platelets falling: Delhi hospital

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 05:32 AM IST
Sisodia was admitted to the state-run LNJP hospital on Wednesday. The hospital also said that he was admitted after he complained of fever and low oxygen levels.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal inspects his residence for stagnant water during the launch of the ‘10 Hafte, 10 Din, 10 Minute’ anti-dengue campaign to raise awareness on vector-borne diseases in New Delhi on September 6.(HT Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal inspects his residence for stagnant water during the launch of the ‘10 Hafte, 10 Din, 10 Minute’ anti-dengue campaign to raise awareness on vector-borne diseases in New Delhi on September 6.(HT Photo)

Arvind Kejriwal urges Delhi residents to join anti-dengue campaign

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2020 12:26 PM IST
The campaign urges the public to inspect their homes for any possible sources of stagnant water, which may lead to the breeding of Aedes mosquitoes that spread vector-borne diseases
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)

Kejriwal launches anti-dengue campaign, urges all citizens to participate

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 02:03 AM IST
CM Arvind Kejriwal also urged religious organisations, cultural groups and resident welfare associations (RWA) to endorse the campaign.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)

CM Arvind Kejriwal launches Delhi’s campaign against dengue

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 11:42 AM IST
The national capital had reported 2,036 cases of dengue and two deaths last year
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during administrative review meeting at Nabanna Sabhaghar, in Kolkata on Monday.(PTI)
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during administrative review meeting at Nabanna Sabhaghar, in Kolkata on Monday.(PTI)

Bengal braces for three-pronged assault of Covid, flood and dengue

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 10:50 AM IST
Amid a MeT office warning of heavy rain, Bengal North 24 Parganas district is also battling a surge in Covid-19 cases.
A health worker collects a swab sample from a man for a Covid-19 test at a health centre inside Ramjas School in Daryaganj in New Delhi.(HT PHOTO.)
A health worker collects a swab sample from a man for a Covid-19 test at a health centre inside Ramjas School in Daryaganj in New Delhi.(HT PHOTO.)

Delhi adds 1,299 new Covid-19 cases as threat of dengue looms over 30 patients

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 07:31 PM IST
At least 15 people succumbed to the viral infection in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 4,059. On Thursday, 1,008 coronavirus patients recovered and were discharged from city hospitals.
A worker of the civic authority fumigates a street in Mumbai.(AP File Photo)
A worker of the civic authority fumigates a street in Mumbai.(AP File Photo)

How to deal with dengue during Covid-19? States come up with new protocols

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 12:24 PM IST
According to World Health Organisation, 2019 was the worst year on record for dengue cases, with every region affected.
Commuters caught in the rain on the Howrah bridge in Kolkata on Friday.(PTI)
Commuters caught in the rain on the Howrah bridge in Kolkata on Friday.(PTI)

Hit hard by Covid-19, Bengal braces for dengue, malaria as monsoon breaks

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur| Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 07:36 PM IST
Health officials say matters could worsen because the symptoms of Covid-19, dengue and malaria and a few other diseases such as typhoid and common flu often overlap.
The research further emphasised the possibility of serious health implications on failing to determine Covid-19 positive case because of a positive dengue rapid test result.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The research further emphasised the possibility of serious health implications on failing to determine Covid-19 positive case because of a positive dengue rapid test result.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Double trouble: Is there a link between Covid-19 and dengue?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 10:00 AM IST
A Lancet report published in March states that dengue and Covid-19 are difficult to distinguish because of their “shared clinical and laboratory features”.
The cream, called imiquimod or Aldara, is commonly used to treat genital warts and some forms of skin cancer.(Shutterstock)
The cream, called imiquimod or Aldara, is commonly used to treat genital warts and some forms of skin cancer.(Shutterstock)

This skin cream may protect against dengue, zika viruses

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 06:33 PM IST
A skin cream used to treat warts and skin cancer could help protect people against viral diseases such as Zika and dengue, according to a new study.
An effective yet environmentally sustainable method has proved useful in blocking the transmission of mosquito-borne dengue virus, says a recent study.(Reuters)
An effective yet environmentally sustainable method has proved useful in blocking the transmission of mosquito-borne dengue virus, says a recent study.(Reuters)

Study finds sustainable way to block dengue and Zika virus

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2019 04:05 PM IST
Using a strain of the bacteria Wolbachia, which inhibit mosquitoes from transmitting viruses to humans, researchers at the Universities of Melbourne and Glasgow and the Institute for Medical Research in Malaysia were able to successfully reduce cases of dengue at sites in Kuala Lumpur.
At least six people have died in Kolkata till Thursday and more than 3,000 people have been affected with the disease.(HT PHOTO.)
At least six people have died in Kolkata till Thursday and more than 3,000 people have been affected with the disease.(HT PHOTO.)

In Bengal, drones to collect samples, spray insecticides to combat dengue

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 10:35 PM IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said two days ago that 23 people had died due to dengue across West Bengal. Unofficially, however, the figure has crossed 45 and more than 40,000 people have been affected since January by the vector-borne disease.
Sushant Singh Rajput has been reportedly diagnosed with dengue.
Sushant Singh Rajput has been reportedly diagnosed with dengue.

Sushant Singh Rajput diagnosed with dengue, fans suggest remedies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 11:40 AM IST
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput is the latest celeb to be diagnosed with dengue and has been advised bed rest. Meanwhile, fans posted helpful suggestions for the actor.
6-year old Sri Varshini was the third in the Telangana family to succumb to dengue(Sourced Photo)
6-year old Sri Varshini was the third in the Telangana family to succumb to dengue(Sourced Photo)

Dengue kills four of a Telangana family within 24 days, orphans two kids

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 12:26 PM IST
The 24-day long ordeal wiped out most of the Rajagattu family, leaving behind two orphaned kids, seven year old Sri Vikas and the two-day old infant.
HT Image
HT Image

Three of family die of dengue at Fatehgarh Sahib village

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Fatehgarh Sahib
PUBLISHED ON OCT 29, 2019 10:24 PM IST
Three deaths spark panic among residents of Gurdhanpur village; district health department starts fogging and anti-dengue larvae spray drive
Residents of East Kidwai Nagar say the ongoing construction may be responsible for creating breeding grounds for mosquitoes.(HT Photo)
Residents of East Kidwai Nagar say the ongoing construction may be responsible for creating breeding grounds for mosquitoes.(HT Photo)

Delhi’s East Kidwai Nagar facing local dengue outbreak, 40 cases reported in 3 weeks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2019 01:18 PM IST
Delhi confirmed 177 cases in the week ending October 19, the highest in a single week this year, taking the total number of cases to 644. There have been no dengue deaths in 2019.
Five Dengue patients have died in Patna since October 15, but the state government has so far not attributed any of these deaths to the disease. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
Five Dengue patients have died in Patna since October 15, but the state government has so far not attributed any of these deaths to the disease. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

Doctor, part of central team in Patna to check dengue spread, is now a patient

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 02:01 PM IST
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 Saturday.
Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey in Patna Medical College & Hospital in Patna, Oct 15,2019(Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)
Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey in Patna Medical College & Hospital in Patna, Oct 15,2019(Santosh Kumar / HT Photo)

Dengue situation still alarming in Patna, says central team

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2019 01:09 PM IST
Eight central teams are in Patna and another four in Bhagalpur, and would continue to extend help in these areas till October 18. While the AIIMS-Patna was operating 11 health camps, the RMIMS was running six health camps and the Central Government Health Scheme three.
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