Andhra Pradesh: Kurnool district tops for Rayalseema region in dengue, malaria incidence

DM&HO Dr Rama Giddaiah maintained that the increase in number of dengue and malaria cases reported in Kurnool is due to collection of more samples for testing.

published on : 19th October 2021

UN: African children should get world's 1st malaria vaccine

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called it “a historic moment" after a meeting in which two of the U.N. health agency's expert advisory groups endorsed using the vaccine.

published on : 7th October 2021

Amid COVID, Odisha village in grip of malaria, four deaths in 20 days

While 25 persons were found suffering from fever, 10 cases of Malaria Plasmodium Falciparum (PF) and four of Plasmodium Vivax (PV) were detected in the village.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Steps to prevent seasonal diseases  in State essential: Health Minister

Health Minister Alla Nani on Monday said in order to prevent spread of seasonal diseases, special preventive measures are being taken at urban, rural and Agency areas across the State. 

published on : 7th September 2021

Special postal cover on scientist who discovered malaria unveiled

The release of the postal cover that is being done to pay homage to Sir Ronald and create awareness about malaria.

published on : 21st August 2021

Guntur reports 180 dengue cases this year

The reason for the abrupt rise in viral diseases is said to unchecked water stagnation after rains and contamination of drinking water. 

published on : 21st August 2021

East Delhi Municipal Corporation staff warn of strike if salary arrears not cleared

Madan Pal, a DBC worker and union member, said it is frustrating to raise voice for salary every three or four months.

published on : 14th August 2021

Dengue, malaria cases decline in TN in last five years, but chikungunya on the rise

"In Chennai, field staff are doing door-to-door inspection to identify stored water remaining unused. They also spray larvicide regularly during the survey," an official with the health dept said.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Vaccine maker BioNTech to use mRNA tech to target malaria

The Germany-based company aims to begin clinical trials for a 'safe and highly effective malaria vaccine' by the end of next year.

published on : 26th July 2021

Hyderabad: Damp Fever Hospital breeding ground for mosquitoes

In an ironic situation, the laboratory building of the Fever Hospital which helps detect malaria, itself appears to be a fertile breeding ground for mosquitoes.

published on : 23rd July 2021

GHMC on track to make Hyderabad a malaria-free city

From 190 cases in 2018, Hyderabad witnessed a gradual decrease in numbers with 81 cases recorded in 2019 and a mere three cases in 2020.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Odisha's Sundargarh district sees 94% drop in malaria cases

The malaria eradication model of Odisha has been garnering praises from the World Health Organisation for some years now.

published on : 8th July 2021

Odisha leads in malaria control with 90% reduction in cases

He said this was made possible due to integrated intervention like the State-led programme called Durgama Anchlare Malaria Nirakarana (DAMaN).

published on : 26th June 2021

Plan to combat seasonal diseases

Dengue cases reported in suburbs of Vijayawada, 1.65 lakh mosquito nets distributed so far

published on : 24th June 2021

Telangana villagers fear spread of malaria, dengue amid arrival of monsoon in state

A health official from Bhadradri Kothagudem district said about 108 cases of malaria, seven cases of dengue and hundreds of virus fever cases have been reported in the district.

published on : 13th June 2021
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