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According to data from the health ministry, seven districts in Kerala have been reporting an increase in new infections over the previous month.
Updated on Jul 30, 2021 01:28 AM IST
At its peak, the seven-day Covid-19 case average was 4,119, on September 19
Updated on Oct 09, 2020 11:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Abhishek Dey
A three-member central medical team is on a 10-day visit to the state to take stock of the situation and suggest measures to curb the spread of the virus.
Updated on Sep 16, 2020 11:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Agartala |Priyanka Deb Barman
The serological survey helps the government in estimating the proportion of the population in the city that might have been exposed to the virus causing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and developed immunity to it
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 03:35 PM IST
The results of the sero survey to detect the presence of Covid-19 antibodies in the general population are expected by September-end.
Updated on Aug 28, 2020 01:53 AM IST
The case rate among contacts of an infected person appears surprisingly low. This gives hope
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 06:02 AM IST
Delhi now has 15,288 active cases of Covid-19 while 1,06,118 people have recovered.
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 09:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New delhi |hindustantimes.com| Edited by Sabir Hussain
On Thursday, the Delhi government’s additional standing counsel Satyakam told the court that 281,555 rapid antigen tests have been conducted in Delhi between June 18 and July 15.
Updated on Jul 17, 2020 06:28 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | , New DelhiRicha Banka
The NCDC said that imposing timeline for the declaration of the results of these studies will lead to a compromise in the quality of analysis and can have a detrimental impact on the evidence based results so as expected to be obtained through such sero survey studies.
Updated on Jul 16, 2020 01:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
In a serological surveillance, or sero survey, blood serum of a group of individuals is tested in order to understand the prevalence of a virus in that region.
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 05:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Rhythma Kaul and Anonna Dutt
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.
Updated on Oct 21, 2019 02:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Ruchir Kumar
National Centre for Disease Control under the Union ministry of health and family welfare has called for urgent intervention strategies to prevent the population from the harmful effects of climate change.
Updated on May 17, 2019 03:47 PM IST
A research paper in the 2016 edition of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics noted that the Epidemic Diseases Act has major limitations in the current scenario “as it is outdated, merely regulatory and not rights-based, and lacks a focus on people”.
Updated on Apr 07, 2019 02:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Nozia Sayyed
Data obtained from the National Centre for Disease Control too showed that the number of cases peaked during the week ending on February 17, when 609 were reported in a single week.
Published on Mar 28, 2019 02:00 AM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
At 21, the death toll from swine flu in Delhi this year (till March 24) is already the highest since 2010 when the H1N1 virus infection killed 77 in the entire year, according to data from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Updated on Mar 27, 2019 08:09 AM IST
According to officials, the two patients — a 49-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman — were suffering from underlying cardiovascular diseases and died due to bilateral pneumonia, which is an infection of both the lungs.
Published on Mar 21, 2019 01:37 AM IST
Gurugram | HT Correspondent
West Nile Virus is a disease which spreads from birds to humans with the bite of an infected Culex mosquito. The symptoms include cold, fever, bodyache, fatigue and nausea, with complications leading to meningitis and death.
Updated on Mar 18, 2019 11:06 AM IST
Thiruvanathapuram | Ramesh Babu
Mumbai has reported 48 cases of swine flu and four deaths in March. However, the four deaths were of patients who came to the city from the neighbouring districts of Palghar and Thane for treatment.
Updated on Mar 18, 2019 10:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | HT Correspondent, Mumbai
More than 2,500 cases of seasonal influenza (H1N1), also known as swine flu, were recorded in just one week in India, between February 24 and March 3, according to a report by the National Centre for Disease Control.
Updated on Mar 06, 2019 08:52 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The National Centre for Disease Control has reported 14,803 confirmed cases across states till February 24, with 448 deaths. This is less than half the 1,103 deaths confirmed in all of 2018.
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 12:57 PM IST
India has recorded an alarming spike in swine flu (H1N1) this year, with 6,701 cases and 226 deaths confirmed till February 3, compared to 798 cases and 68 deaths during the corresponding period in 2018.
Updated on Feb 07, 2019 07:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Sanchita Sharma
An HT analysis of Google Trends data for India has found that past outbreaks of the disease led to an increased interest on it in terms of Google searches.
Updated on Feb 07, 2019 07:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Abhishek Jha
Zika virus, transmitted through the aedes aegypti mosquito, causes fever, skin rashes, muscle and joint pain. Three cases were reported from Bhopal, Vidisha and Sehore in MP.
Published on Nov 02, 2018 03:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Rhythma Kaul, New Delhi
Containment efforts over the next week will determine how the outbreak shapes up across the country
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 11:18 AM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
Rajasthan recorded 164 deaths due to swine flu till September this year, the highest in the country, according to official data. According to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), a total of 1,652 cases of swine flu surfaced in Rajasthan till September 30.
Published on Oct 10, 2018 07:27 PM IST
Jaipur |Press Trust of India
Health officials ask people not to panic, say district is ready to tackle H1N1 and has isolation wards, referral centres in place.
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 02:23 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida |Snehil Sinha
The district health department has confirmed the first three dengue cases of this season. These include two men, from Gijhore and Sector 122 in Noida, and one woman from Greater Noida.
Published on Sep 12, 2018 06:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida |Snehil Sinha
A team from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is also in Kerala to investigate the source of transmission after NIV confirmed three deaths on Sunday.
Updated on May 23, 2018 03:13 PM IST
Kerala health minister KK Shailaja said on Monday things were under control and that there was no need to panic.
Published on May 21, 2018 03:38 PM IST
Agencies, New Delhi/Kozhikode |Agencies