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Leptospirosis claims three more lives in Kerala

Three more leptospirosis deaths were reported in the state on Thursday.

published on : 14th September 2018

Three more die of leptospirosis in Kerala

Even as the Health Department says the leptospirosis outbreak is well under control, more deaths were being reported from various parts of the state.

published on : 12th September 2018

Leptospirosis claims one more life in Kerala

Leptospirosis has claimed one more life in the state. With this, the death toll in the first 10 days of the month has risen to 17. 

published on : 11th September 2018

Rat fever deaths in Coimbatore prompt Tamil Nadu to intensify surveillance

After two persons died and a few cases of leptospirosis were reported, the Directorate of Public Health intensified the fever surveillance in Tamil Nadu, especially in districts bordering with Kerala.

published on : 10th September 2018

52-yr-old woman dies of rat fever, three treated in Kovai

A 52-year-old Tirupur woman died of rat fever (leptospirosis) on Wednesday, while three more persons were diagnosed with the disease in the district.

published on : 7th September 2018

More leptospirosis cases reported, experts term it a virulent strain

 The leptospirosis outbreak in the state has claimed more lives, with two confirmed cases reported on Thursday.

published on : 7th September 2018

Fake drugs, wrong messages led to increased incidence of leptospirosis

The doctors had been working actively on field since the first day of flood. 

published on : 6th September 2018

Leptospirosis cases: ‘Lapses in prescribing prophylaxis’

The importance of taking prophylaxis for leptospirosis has seemingly  sunk in with people in the state.

published on : 5th September 2018

Kerala on high alert

The chances of an epidemic were foreseen and while people were in various camps, the Health Department had actively distributed prophylaxis for leptospirosis.

published on : 5th September 2018

Leptospirosis cases are mounting, 66 deaths till now

The leptospirosis scare that began haunting Kerala with the first reported death on August 22 is now spiralling out of control.

published on : 4th September 2018

Revised treatment protocol to be given, Health centres to re-open in two weeks

The high-level meeting further decided to provide a revised treatment protocol in those areas where leptospirosis cases were high.

published on : 4th September 2018

Outbreak under control, no cause for panic: Health Minister​ K K Shylaja

 Health Minister K K Shylaja on Monday sought to allay fears of leptospirosis spreading its tentacles.

published on : 4th September 2018

Four deaths, 13 confirmed rat fever cases in Kozhikode

Four more deaths were reported in Kozhikode, the worst affected  district in the state, on Sunday, taking the total confirmed deaths to six, and suspected deaths to 17.   

published on : 3rd September 2018

Leptospirosis and related mortality rates on the rise after floods

With leptospirosis cases and related mortality rates showing a spike in the state, the Health Department has found themselves in a catch-22 situation.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Health Department unveils treatment protocol for leptospirosis

 Following reports of leptospirosis (rat fever) cases and related deaths in the flood-hit areas, the Health Department on Saturday came out with a treatment protocol. 

published on : 2nd September 2018
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