UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 07:16 PM IST
Ernakulam district collector S Suhas said a 56-year- old woman was diagnosed with the contagious disease and was undergoing treatment.
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 05:24 PM IST
Health experts said contaminated water sources triggered the infection and a clear picture will emerge by next week after several rounds of lab tests. At least 54 people with mild symptoms were identified during a medical camp on Saturday.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 09:08 AM IST
Kerala’s health department has said only six people were confirmed to have been infected by shigellosis so far and 26 others are suspected cases of the infection.
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 10:55 PM IST
State health minister K K Shailaja said the health department will conduct a health camp in the area in a couple of days and investigation is on to locate the main source of the infection. She said health experts have said the infection spread through water and food and keeping good hygiene was the primary way to check the spread.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 01:33 PM IST
Rising incomes, over-the-counter sale, a poorly regulated private hospital sector, high rates of hospital infection, inexpensive antibiotics and frequent infectious disease outbreaks are driving consumption in India and other low- and middle-income countries.