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Over 3,300 dengue cases in Delhi in 2022 so far, nearly 1,150 in November
India

Over 3,300 dengue cases in Delhi in 2022 so far, nearly 1,150 in November

The dengue infection tally stood at 3,044 till 18 November, and 279 more cases have been recorded since then till 25 November

Salman Khan set to be back to host Bigg Boss 16 as he recovers from dengue
Entertainment

Salman Khan set to be back to host Bigg Boss 16 as he recovers from dengue

The programming team has been informed Salman will shoot for Friday and Saturday's episode today afternoon. Actors Katrina Kaif, Ishaan and Siddhant Chaturvedi too will come today on the set to promote their film 'Phone Bhoot' on the show, a source said.

Dengue patient in Prayagraj hospital given 'poorly preserved' platelets, not 'mosambi juice': UP official reveals
India

Dengue patient in Prayagraj hospital given 'poorly preserved' platelets, not 'mosambi juice': UP official reveals

A 32-year-old man suffering from dengue died after he was allegedly given 'mosambi' or sweet lime juice in a bag marked as 'plasma' at the Global Hospital and Trauma Centre in Prayagraj

The Sting is Back: How dengue has wreaked havoc in India as well as Pakistan and Sri Lanka
Health

The Sting is Back: How dengue has wreaked havoc in India as well as Pakistan and Sri Lanka

India is seeing a significant rise in dengue cases, with Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka witnessing record number of infections. Neighbouring countries such as Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are also witnessing a surge, causing concern among the medical fraternity

Delhi govt asks hospitals to reserve 10-15% beds for patients of vector-borne diseases
India

Delhi govt asks hospitals to reserve 10-15% beds for patients of vector-borne diseases

The city logged 937 dengue cases this year till September-end and 321 more cases were reported in the first five days of October, taking the tally to 1,258, according to a report released by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on Monday

Mosquitoes become a threat as Delhi sees over 400 fresh cases of dengue
India

Mosquitoes become a threat as Delhi sees over 400 fresh cases of dengue

With Delhi recording more than 400 fresh cases of dengue in the past week, the tally rises to 937.

Dengue cases climb in West Bengal, 840 new infections in run-up to festival
India

Dengue cases climb in West Bengal, 840 new infections in run-up to festival

Most of the cases have been reported from North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Kolkata, Hooghly, Murshidabad, South 24 Parganas, Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling districts

Delhi logs 295 dengue cases this year
India

Delhi logs 295 dengue cases this year

It is the highest number of dengue cases logged during the 1 January- 9 September period, since 2017. No death has been reported so far

Tips protect yourself and your family from dengue and malaria fever
Health

Tips protect yourself and your family from dengue and malaria fever

To protect yourself and your family, it is important to protect yourself from getting bitten by female anopheles and Aedes mosquitoes

Papaya leaves, neem and more: Some ayurvedic home remedies to prevent dengue fever
Lifestyle

Papaya leaves, neem and more: Some ayurvedic home remedies to prevent dengue fever

Monsoon gives rise to vector-borne diseases and dengue affects a large population. The main reason for the rise of dengue is that stagnant water is a breeding ground for mosquitoes

Heavy rains: Kerala government cautions against spread of contagious diseases, issues directives to be followed
India

Heavy rains: Kerala government cautions against spread of contagious diseases, issues directives to be followed

Rat fever, dengue, diarrhoea, typhoid, jaundice and viral fever are some of the diseases which could widely spread during times of floods, and utmost vigil should be paid against its outbreak, health authorities said

Dengue cases shoot up to 169 cases in Delhi so far this year, highest since 2017
India

Dengue cases shoot up to 169 cases in Delhi so far this year, highest since 2017

According to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) report, the city recorded 23 dengue cases in January, 16 in February, 22 in March, 20 in April, 30 in May and 32 in June

5 effective measures to prevent Dengue Fever during Monsoon
Lifestyle

5 effective measures to prevent Dengue Fever during Monsoon

Around 500,000 people get affected by the dengue virus every year and if it is not treated on time, it may lead to dengue haemorrhagic fever which also can prove to be fatal in future.

Explained: Why Singapore's dengue emergency is a climate change wake-up call for the world
World

Explained: Why Singapore's dengue emergency is a climate change wake-up call for the world

The city-state has already exceeded 11,000 cases — far beyond the 5,258 it reported throughout 2021 — before 1 June, when its peak dengue season traditionally begins. And climate change is poised to make things worse in coming years, say experts

Dengue: SDMC issues over 8,000 notices against property owners, caretakers for violations
India

Dengue: SDMC issues over 8,000 notices against property owners, caretakers for violations

As part of its efforts to contain dengue and other vector-borne disease in the city, the department has also initiated prosecution or legal action against nearly "1,100 errant owners or caretakers"

Dengue outbreak: More severe strain of disease affecting lungs and stomach of patients
Health

Dengue outbreak: More severe strain of disease affecting lungs and stomach of patients

Diagnosis of dengue involves virological tests and serological tests. When one gets tested within the first week, they should get both the tests done.

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

Status report on Dengue outbreak in India: From cases to what are states doing to control it, all you need to know
India

Status report on Dengue outbreak in India: From cases to what are states doing to control it, all you need to know

The Union health ministry last week sent teams of experts to nine states and union territories, which are reporting a high number of dengue cases, to support them in public health measures for control and management of the disease.

UP: 30 policemen injured after inmates hurl stones, start fire at Fatehgarh district jail
India

UP: 30 policemen injured after inmates hurl stones, start fire at Fatehgarh district jail

Prisoners began hurling stones at security personnel and started a blaze upon hearing news of the death of an inmate due to dengue

Dengue outbreak: Centre sends expert teams to 9 states, UTs reporting high number of cases
India

Dengue outbreak: Centre sends expert teams to 9 states, UTs reporting high number of cases

These nine states and union territories are Haryana, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir.