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Friday, Nov 22, 2019

National centre for disease control

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
May 17, 2019 15:47
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. read more
Apr 07, 2019 01:19
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Journal of Medical Ethics noted that the Epidemic Diseases Act has major limitations in the current scenario “as it is outdated, merely regulatory and not rights-based, and lacks a focus on people”. read more
Mar 28, 2019 02:00
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. read more
Mar 27, 2019 06:55
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). read more
Mar 21, 2019 01:37
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. read more
Mar 18, 2019 09:56
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. read more
Mar 18, 2019 09:56
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. read more
Mar 06, 2019 00:37
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. read more
Feb 28, 2019 12:57
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. read more
Feb 07, 2019 07:51
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. read more
Feb 07, 2019 07:23
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. read more
Nov 02, 2018 15:51
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. read more
Oct 17, 2018 11:16
Containment efforts over the next week will determine how the outbreak shapes up across the country read more
Oct 10, 2018 19:27
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... read more