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Manish Sisodia, hospitalised for COVID, also contracts dengue; doctors say 'no standard protocol' for treatment
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Manish Sisodia, hospitalised for COVID, also contracts dengue; doctors say 'no standard protocol' for treatment

Medical Director of Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) BL Sherwal said both the diseases have no specific treatment, which makes it even difficult for treating doctors of such patients.

Dengue antibodies could provide immunity against COVID-19, reports an unpublished study
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Dengue antibodies could provide immunity against COVID-19, reports an unpublished study

It would mean that a dengue vaccine, that has already been tested to be safe and effective, could provide some form of immunisation against the virus.

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

Mosquitoes cannot spread COVID-19, Kansas State University finds after studying three most common vectors species
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Mosquitoes cannot spread COVID-19, Kansas State University finds after studying three most common vectors species

Mosquitoes are common vectors of a number of infectious pathogens, but WHO has maintained that COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that spreads through droplets and fomites.

COVID-19 lockdowns affecting efforts to deal with seasonal outbreaks of dengue worldwide
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COVID-19 lockdowns affecting efforts to deal with seasonal outbreaks of dengue worldwide

The WHO says 2019 was the worst year on record for dengue cases, with every region affected, some countries were hit for the first time.

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.

COVID-19 vaccine at least a year away: Three other diseases humans learned to live with without vaccines
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COVID-19 vaccine at least a year away: Three other diseases humans learned to live with without vaccines

Here are three deadly diseases which are affecting human life severely but do not have a vaccine yet.

Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage
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Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage

India has a whopping 54.6 million people with heart disease, 83 people per lakh population have cancer.

Anti-parasitic drug can kill the growth of coronavirus in cells within 48 hours finds new study
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Anti-parasitic drug can kill the growth of coronavirus in cells within 48 hours finds new study

Ivermectin has shown to be effective in-vitro against a broad range of viruses including HIV, Dengue, Influenza and Zika virus.

Future generations will face greater health problems due to climate change: Health report
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Future generations will face greater health problems due to climate change: Health report

The elderly, poor and the sick hurt most during extreme heat with overheating, respiratory disease and kidney problems.

Sexually-transmitted dengue case confirmed in Spain
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Sexually-transmitted dengue case confirmed in Spain

Though the case in Madrid is the first-ever case of same-sex transmission of dengue, it is not the first-ever sexually transmitted case.

'We've won the battle against dengue': Arvind Kejriwal says less than 1,100 cases, no deaths reported in capital this year
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'We've won the battle against dengue': Arvind Kejriwal says less than 1,100 cases, no deaths reported in capital this year

Kejriwal said that till last week, less than 1,100 reported cases of the disease and no deaths due to it were recorded during this year.

Aspirin reduces risk of blood clots, heart attacks, stroke, but increases bleeding making it a double-edged sword
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Aspirin reduces risk of blood clots, heart attacks, stroke, but increases bleeding making it a double-edged sword

Aspirin’s history goes back some 3,500 years when the Egyptians and the Sumerians started using willow bark to alleviate pain and fever. Yet, aspirin is also one of those drugs that every doctor (and dentist) will ask you about before doing an invasive procedure, no matter how small

Waterborne diseases haunt Patna’s residents; 900 dengue cases reported in capital city since September, says Bihar’s health department
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Waterborne diseases haunt Patna’s residents; 900 dengue cases reported in capital city since September, says Bihar’s health department

The capital city of Bihar is still in the grip of waterlogging and water-borne diseases like dengue. A total of 615 dengue cases have been reported in the city this year till 17 October

Number of dengue cases crosses 67,000 in India; here's what you need to know to protect loved ones
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Number of dengue cases crosses 67,000 in India; here's what you need to know to protect loved ones

More than 67,000 people across India have been diagnosed with dengue so far this year, reports by the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme show.

Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey attacked with ink in Patna, claims media was real target of assault
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Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey attacked with ink in Patna, claims media was real target of assault

Ink was thrown at Union Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Tuesday while he was visiting dengue patients at Patna Medical College and Hospital.

Bihar floods: Fear of dengue outbreak looms over Patna; health dept denies waterlogging to blame for spike
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Bihar floods: Fear of dengue outbreak looms over Patna; health dept denies waterlogging to blame for spike

On Saturday, 85 patients — all hailing from Patna city or the district — tested positive for the dreaded disease.

Bihar floods: Toll reaches 97; water level of Punpun, Ganga and other rivers continues to recede
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Bihar floods: Toll reaches 97; water level of Punpun, Ganga and other rivers continues to recede

Even as water level of major rivers in Bihar has begun to recede, the toll has risen to 97 and the number of dengue cases has shot up.

AAP slams BJP for undermining Delhi government’s anti-dengue campaign, says party trying to ‘politicise deadly disease'
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AAP slams BJP for undermining Delhi government’s anti-dengue campaign, says party trying to ‘politicise deadly disease'

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of trying to negate Delhi government's campaign to combat dengue by 'politicising the deadly disease'

Telangana introduces round-the-clock OPD services in government hospitals to curb dengue outbreak in state
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Telangana introduces round-the-clock OPD services in government hospitals to curb dengue outbreak in state

The Telangana government has taken special measures like opening 24-hour Out Patient Department (OPD) services to control cases of dengue in the state, said state health minister Etela Rajender