- Tag results for Chikungunya
The villagers and health officials are clueless about the cause of the illness as the samples collected are still being tested.
Of the 2,406 dengue cases this year, 374 were recorded in September, 58 in August, 19 in July, eight in June, 10 in May, two in April, one in March, three in February and six in January.
The research group at IIT Roorkee has filed a patent for an antiviral composition containing this tamarind antiviral protein and is now developing tamarind-based therapeutic agents for chikungunya.
As vector-borne diseases, especially dengue, malaria, chikungunya and filaria, are widespread in the State every year, preventive models will chalk out area-specific preventive plans.
According to Health Department, the number of Chikungunya cases are more in city areas.
There are 368 dengue cases and 41 confirmed chikungunya cases in the city so far and the numbers are expected to rise by the time monsoon ends.
The Delhi High Court rapped the Delhi Government and the civic authorities over spread of Dengue and Chikungunya in the national capital and adjoining areas.
The Delhi HC will continue to hear several petitions seeking action by the state government and civic authorities to stop the spread of dengue and chikungunya.
The world’s deadliest carriers of vector-borne diseases are becoming more difficult to eradicate as mosquito-caused epidemics continue to claim lives in India
Health Minister Satyender Jain alleged that officials are not reporting to the minister and not coming to the meetings.