The move is part of the awareness campaign for school students against vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya.
However, the steep rise in Dengue can also be attributed to the epidemiological characteristic of the disease, which sees it peaking every three years.
Suspected cases of dengue have been reported from Kothamangalam, Kanjoor, and Gandhinagar.
Further, a dengue infection may damage the immune system, which might prove detrimental especially when the city is already fighting COVID-19, said the petition by an RTI activist
As part of the intensive drive, the NDMC teams visited government buildings, hospitals, electrical substations, police stations, markets and residential areas in all 14 circles in the New Delhi area.
The first tell-tale sign of disturbed health is lethargy. So, if you are feeling tired and sleepy all the time, approach a doctor.
A doctor, in-charge of a fever camp in zone 5 Royapuram, said that they recorded at least five dengue cases in the area in the past one week.
Southeast Asian countries like Singapore and Indonesia have dealt with concurrent outbreaks of dengue and coronavirus this year.
While the number of COVID-19 cases races towards the 8,00,000 mark with 7,93,802 cases on Friday and 21,604 fatalities, the incidence of dengue is also high.
Doctors say they are seeing more patients with dengue-like symptoms
The Adilabad district administration has been planning to constitute two task force teams in a bid to curb dengue in urban as well as Agency areas.
Amid coronavirus scare, resurfacing of dengue menace before the onset of monsoon has worried the city residents.
The health dept has stumbled upon a report that warns of difficulty in distinguishing between both
Thousands of crores spent on Modi government’s flagship appears to have no visible impact on the diseases that spread due to the lack of cleanliness in the country.
The family of the deceased, Adya Singh, alleged that the doctors continued her treatment in the ICU, in full knowledge that her condition had deteriorated beyond cure.