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All you need to know about various diagnostic tools for COVID-19, Dengue and Zika virus
India

All you need to know about various diagnostic tools for COVID-19, Dengue and Zika virus

With the opening of several new laboratories undertaking these tests since the eruption of Covid, the cost and report-generation time for the examinations have come down considerably

West Bengal sets up expert committee as pneumonia claims life of Cooch Behar kid
India

West Bengal sets up expert committee as pneumonia claims life of Cooch Behar kid

The head of the pediatric department of Siliguri district hospital said the number of daily patients with fever has increased from 200 to 300

Machine learning, satellite imagery used to track movement of disease-carrying mosquitoes
science

Machine learning, satellite imagery used to track movement of disease-carrying mosquitoes

The tools could potentially help identify methods of keeping mosquito population small enough to prevent disease transmission.

Tamil Nadu: 9-yr-old girl makes homemade, eco-friendly mosquito trap using old tyres
India

Tamil Nadu: 9-yr-old girl makes homemade, eco-friendly mosquito trap using old tyres

In a video posted on YouTube, Indira Arjun said that the trap is made up of old and used tyres and it destroys the eggs of mosquitoes that transmit dengue, chikungunya, zika virus

Study suggests combination of two deadly mosquito-borne diseases, Zika and chikungunya, can lead to strokes
Health

Study suggests combination of two deadly mosquito-borne diseases, Zika and chikungunya, can lead to strokes

The researchers highlighted that even though the world’s attention is focused on COVID-19 and its neurological implications, the risks posed by the co-occurrence pf other viral infections such as Zika and chikungunya should not be ignored.

Delhi govt to tackle vector-borne disease with #10Hafte10Baje10Din anti-dengue campaign from 1 September
India

Delhi govt to tackle vector-borne disease with #10Hafte10Baje10Din anti-dengue campaign from 1 September

According to a municipal report released on Monday, At least 48 cases of malaria and 41 of dengue have been reported till 15 August.

Holy Grail: Vaccine made from mosquito spit could protect people from all kinds of vector borne diseases
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Holy Grail: Vaccine made from mosquito spit could protect people from all kinds of vector borne diseases

The initial results from the trial showed that an Anopheles mosquito-based vaccine was safe and it triggered antibody and cellular responses.

Arvind Kejriwal meets Kapil Dev to discuss Delhi govt's campaign against dengue, urges him to help spread awareness about disease
India

Arvind Kejriwal meets Kapil Dev to discuss Delhi govt's campaign against dengue, urges him to help spread awareness about disease

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday met former cricketer and captain of the Indian Cricket team Kapil Dev at his residence and discussed government's campaign against Dengue

World Mosquito Day: Tame the menace, control the spread of life-threatening diseases
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World Mosquito Day: Tame the menace, control the spread of life-threatening diseases

With the progress of sci-tech that has taken place, mosquitoes take almost 2.7 million lives every year.

Bangladesh witnesses worst-ever dengue fever outbreak; eight dead, more than 13,000 cases diagnosed, say officials
World

Bangladesh witnesses worst-ever dengue fever outbreak; eight dead, more than 13,000 cases diagnosed, say officials

Bangladesh is in the grip of the country's worst-ever dengue fever outbreak, with hospitals overflowing and social media flooded with pleas for blood donors.

Delhi reported 83 cases of malaria and 34 of dengue this year; mosquito-breeding reported in 48,039 households
India

Delhi reported 83 cases of malaria and 34 of dengue this year; mosquito-breeding reported in 48,039 households

Over 80 cases of malaria have been reported in Delhi this year so far, more than double the number of people affected by dengue.

Dengue claims 3 lives in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada; official blames 'peculiar weather condition' in city
India

Dengue claims 3 lives in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada; official blames 'peculiar weather condition' in city

Three people died and as many as 404 cases of dengue and malaria have been detected in Dakshina Kannada district, officials said on Sunday.

At least 2,406 cases of dengue reported in Delhi in present season; 260 people affected in past week
India

At least 2,406 cases of dengue reported in Delhi in present season; 260 people affected in past week

At least 260 fresh cases of dengue have been reported over the last week in the national capital, taking the total number of people diagnosed with the vector-borne disease this season to 2,406

280 dengue cases recorded in Delhi in past week; authorities find mosquito breeding in over 2 lakh households
India

280 dengue cases recorded in Delhi in past week; authorities find mosquito breeding in over 2 lakh households

According to the report, there has been one death due to dengue this year till 10 November. At least 1,114 cases were reported in October alone in Delhi.

Potential treatment for chikungunya could be lurking in tamarind seeds: Study
science

Potential treatment for chikungunya could be lurking in tamarind seeds: Study

The antiviral targets a sugar molecule on the virus that is critical to the process of infection.

Dengue makes early entry in Delhi, five cases reported in a month in capital, says civic report
India

Dengue makes early entry in Delhi, five cases reported in a month in capital, says civic report

At least two cases of dengue have been reported in in New Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by vector-borne disease this month to five

Dengue claims 226 lives in 2017; over 60,000 people affected by Chikungunya, reveals official data
India

Dengue claims 226 lives in 2017; over 60,000 people affected by Chikungunya, reveals official data

Dengue, a mosquito-borne tropical disease, killed more than 200 people with Tamil Nadu reporting the maximum number cases, while over 60,000 people were affected by Chikungunya

Delhi sees 176 dengue cases in a week, 9,072 affected by vector-borne diseases this year
India

Delhi sees 176 dengue cases in a week, 9,072 affected by vector-borne diseases this year

At least 176 dengue cases were reported in the city last week, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the national capital this year to 9,072, according to a municipal report released on Monday.

Kamal Haasan can be booked for comments on herbal drink advocated by TN government, says Madrac HC
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Kamal Haasan can be booked for comments on herbal drink advocated by TN government, says Madrac HC

Kamal Haasan can be booked by the police if the complaint filed against him has merit, said the Madras High Court

Mosquito species have various preferences; knowing them can help us protect ourselves better
India

Mosquito species have various preferences; knowing them can help us protect ourselves better

The most important animal in your life, no matter where you are, is the mosquito. Therefore, you should know the facts about it. Separating fact from fancy can help us better protect ourselves.