epidemic diseases

BJP MLA from Belagavi North booked for violating COVID norms

Meanwhile, though a case is registered against Benake for violating norms, he is busy campaigning for BJP candidates for the Assembly polls in the neighboring state of Goa. 

published on : 21st January 2022

Validity of COVID-19 pandemic rules extended in Delhi

The city recorded no death on Thursday, while 28 fresh cases were reported with a positivity rate of 0.05 per cent, according to data shared. 

published on : 16th October 2021

Driver and nurse held in Mangaluru for transporting 50 women in bus at night

The accused claimed the women were on their way to get vaccinated, despite suspicions of them being hired as fake patients for an inspection.

published on : 30th June 2021

Mangaluru: Amid rising COVID cases, four weddings including of BJP councilor’s daughter raided

Mangaluru assistant commissioner Madan Mohan said that the temple administration had given permission to hold four weddings at the same time violating the Covid-19 guidelines. 

published on : 20th June 2021

Gujarat govt to invoke Epidemic Diseases Act against anti-vaccine rumour mongers

People found guilty of spreading rumours and false information against vaccines will face strict action under the Epidemic Diseases Act, said Patel, who handles the health portfolio.

published on : 4th June 2021

Health inspectors in Kerala seek more teeth to contain Covid spread

Kerala Health Inspectors Union has demanded that, while implementing the Kerala Epidemic Diseases Act, they should be given more powers, so that they could play a proactive role.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Resident doctors in Delhi protest against Ramdev's remarks on allopathy

The medicos have sought an unconditional public apology from Ramdev or action under the Epidemic Diseases Act.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Black fungus classified as notified disease in Maharashtra; state to get 60,000 vials of Amphotericin-B from June 1

"Under Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana, patients of black fungus will receive free treatment at state-run hospitals," the Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said.

published on : 25th May 2021

COVID-19: Gujarat coaching centre raided, 555 students found, owner held

The raid on the centre, located some 215 kilomeres from Ahmedabad, took place on Sunday and its owner, identified as 39-year-old Jaysukh Sankhalva, was arrested on Monday.

published on : 24th May 2021

Jammu and Kashmir declares 'Black Fungus' as epidemic disease

 The notification has made it mandatory for all the private and government health institutions to report suspected and confirmed cases to the Health Department.

published on : 24th May 2021

Mucormycosis: UP to declare black fungus notifiable disease under Epidemic Diseases Act

The Union government had on Thursday urged states and Union Territories to make mucormycosis or black fungus a notifiable disease under the Act.

published on : 21st May 2021

Centre asks states to declare black fungus an epidemic, report every case

The Union Health Ministry stated that the infection is leading to prolonged morbidity and mortality amongst COVID-19 patients.

published on : 20th May 2021

480 persons including CSI priests booked for violating Covid protocol during Munnar retreat

The priests and the office-bearers have been booked under the Kerala Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020 and Section 269 of the IPC.

published on : 6th May 2021