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Pakistan: Dengue outbreak worsens, cases exceed 30,000 this year

The country is continuing to report more and more dengue virus cases daily, with panic and fear spreading among the public as a shortage of fever medicines has also surfaced.

A Pakistani patient suffering from dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, is treated in an isolation ward, at a hospital in Karachi.(AP)
A Pakistani patient suffering from dengue fever, a mosquito-borne disease, is treated in an isolation ward, at a hospital in Karachi.(AP)
Published on Oct 01, 2022 07:35 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Increased dengue risk in Delhi after rain? CM says measures in place

Delhi recorded 9,613 dengue cases and 23 consequent fatalities last year, the most in the city since 2015, when a major outbreak infected nearly 16,000 and killed 60.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(File photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(File photo)
Updated on Sep 25, 2022 06:53 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Chemical mixture in skin attracts mosquitoes that spread illness

This chemical concoction appears to draw female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, carriers of the Zika, chikungunya, dengue, and yellow fever viruses, in particular. This mosquito was first discovered in Africa, but it has since spread to many tropical and subtropical countries, including the United States.

Chemical mixture in skin attracts mosquitoes that spread illness
Chemical mixture in skin attracts mosquitoes that spread illness
Published on Sep 22, 2022 01:55 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, California

Monsoon diet tips to keep viruses and illnesses at bay

In addition to seasonal colds, flu and typhoid, mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and stomach infections are common during the monsoon season. Here's a list of what you need to add to your healthy diet plan to keep viruses and illnesses at bay during the rainy season

Monsoon diet tips to keep viruses and illnesses at bay (Spencer Stone )
Monsoon diet tips to keep viruses and illnesses at bay (Spencer Stone )
Updated on Aug 24, 2022 11:18 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Check out this list of best health tips to avoid dengue during the rainy season

For any disease, prevention is better than cure and same is the case with dengue as sudden onset of high fever, severe headaches, severe muscle pain, rash, appetite loss and fatigue are common symptoms. Doctors reveal a list of some precautions and preventive measures

Effective health tips to avoid dengue during monsoon (Photo by Mithil Girish on Unsplash)
Effective health tips to avoid dengue during monsoon (Photo by Mithil Girish on Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 22, 2022 01:40 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi
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