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People walking on a street in Rajendra Nagar, Patna, Bihar, October 3, 2019.(AP Dube / HT Photo)

Govt plans special cell to detect outbreaks in flood-affected Bihar

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 07:30 AM IST
The move is aimed detecting early signs of disease outbreaks. Nearly 200 dengue patients have been receiving treatment in various hospitals since September 28 when heavy rain pounded the state.
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The number of dengue cases has reached 22, and there were seven cases of Chikungunya, the report stated.(HT Photo)
The number of dengue cases has reached 22, and there were seven cases of Chikungunya, the report stated.(HT Photo)

High temperature, scant rainfall, lead to fewer cases of dengue, malaria

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 04:24 AM IST
As per data provided by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which maintains record of vector-borne diseases reported across the city, the number of malaria cases in Delhi stood at 31 till Saturday(June 22).
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India reported almost 3 million fewer malaria cases in 2017, a 24% decrease over the previous year, while cases increased worldwide from 219 million to 217 million, according to the World Malaria Report 2018.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
India reported almost 3 million fewer malaria cases in 2017, a 24% decrease over the previous year, while cases increased worldwide from 219 million to 217 million, according to the World Malaria Report 2018.(Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Sharp decline in malaria in India as cases rise globally: WHO report

By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 05:13 PM IST
India’s reduction, the sharpest within a year, now means the country accounts for 4% of the world’s total malaria cases, and is no longer among the world’s top three countries in terms of number of cases (around 8.7 million in 2017).
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Scientists from the National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR) in the city have developed two new drugs against drug-resistant Malaria that target a new protein not targeted by currently available drugs.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
Scientists from the National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR) in the city have developed two new drugs against drug-resistant Malaria that target a new protein not targeted by currently available drugs.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

NIMR scientists develop 2 new medicines for drug-resistant Malaria

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2018 11:25 PM IST
Though the incidence of Malaria has gone down by 18% globally between 2010 and 2016, rising resistance to anti-Malarial drugs threatens to undo these gains, according to the World Health Organization’s World Malaria Report 2017.
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