Dengue

‘Dry days’ at Delhi schools to halt breeding of mosquitoes

The move is part of the awareness campaign for school students against vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and chikungunya.

published on : 17th September 2020

Dengue, leptospirosis cases spike

However, the steep rise in Dengue can also be attributed to the epidemiological characteristic of the disease, which sees it peaking every three years. 

published on : 13th August 2020

Kerala rains: Watch out for dengue and leptospirosis, health officials warn

Suspected cases of dengue have been reported from Kothamangalam, Kanjoor, and Gandhinagar.

published on : 10th August 2020

Dengue threat: TN human rights panel seeks report from Chennai corporation on water stagnation

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

published on : 5th August 2020

Dengue fear in the Capital: 43 challaned for mosquito-breeding

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. 

published on : 1st August 2020

Ward off monsoon infections

The first tell-tale sign of disturbed health is lethargy. So, if you are feeling tired and sleepy all the time, approach a doctor.

published on : 23rd July 2020

Dengue cases on the rise, worry Chennai health staff

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.

published on : 16th July 2020

Dengue prevention efforts stifled globally due to COVID-19 outbreak

Southeast Asian countries like Singapore and Indonesia have dealt with concurrent outbreaks of dengue and coronavirus this year.

published on : 12th July 2020

Season of two viruses? Scientists worried that dengue outbreak may aggravate COVID-19 crisis

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.

published on : 10th July 2020

With 60 cases in 18 days, dengue makes comeback in Bengaluru

Doctors say they are seeing more patients with dengue-like symptoms 

published on : 20th June 2020

Adilabad, Kothagudem officials all set to keep seasonal diseases at bay

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.

published on : 24th May 2020

Dengue worry for Cuttack residents

Amid coronavirus scare, resurfacing of dengue menace before the onset of monsoon has worried the city residents. 

published on : 7th May 2020

Covid-19 or dengue? Report on similar symptoms sparks concern

The health dept has stumbled upon a report that warns of difficulty in distinguishing between both

published on : 1st May 2020

Swachh Bharat mission fails to curb dengue in country

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.

published on : 19th April 2018

Seven-year-old dies of dengue, family billed Rs 16 lakh by Fortis hospital in Haryana's Gurgaon

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.

published on : 21st November 2017
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