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

Delhi logs nearly 1,200 dengue cases in October, highest for the month in four years
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Delhi logs nearly 1,200 dengue cases in October, highest for the month in four years

The capital city has also witnessed a record high of six deaths in the city, the highest since 2017

Lakhimpur Kheri case: Ashish Mishra shifted to government hospital with suspected dengue
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Lakhimpur Kheri case: Ashish Mishra shifted to government hospital with suspected dengue

The accused's blood sample has been sent for the confirmation of dengue infection, according to a senior jail official

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

UP: Dengue outbreak has claimed 55 lives in Firozabad, says medical official
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UP: Dengue outbreak has claimed 55 lives in Firozabad, says medical official

Firozabad Medical College Principal Sangita Aneja said a total of 171 people afflicted with dengue and viral fever were admitted to the Medical College while 160 were discharged in 24 hours

Nipah is synonymous with death, fear and isolation to this Keralite family
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Nipah is synonymous with death, fear and isolation to this Keralite family

As Kerala is once again reeling under Nipah scare, claiming the life of a 12-year-old boy recently, Muthalib recounted the tragedy that had befallen his family in 2018, saying the disease was equal to death, fear and social exclusion for them.

From Dengue to Nipah virus, vector-borne diseases are a major concern for India
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From Dengue to Nipah virus, vector-borne diseases are a major concern for India

The control of these diseases remains difficult, which leads to straining an already struggling medical infrastructure

Dengue outbreak in Firozabad: How Gambusia fish is now Uttar Pradesh's best bet to control vector-borne menace
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Dengue outbreak in Firozabad: How Gambusia fish is now Uttar Pradesh's best bet to control vector-borne menace

Bred in ponds, wells and smaller water bodies, these fish are known to check the spread of mosquito-borne diseases like malaria and dengue

World Mosquito Day 2021: Theme, history of day and why it is observed
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World Mosquito Day 2021: Theme, history of day and why it is observed

This year amid the coronavirus pandemic, the theme of World Mosquito Day 2021 is “Reaching the zero-malaria target”

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

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
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.

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.