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

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

UP: At least 171 children in Prayagraj hospitalised due to chronic diseases, viral fever, says CMO
India

UP: At least 171 children in Prayagraj hospitalised due to chronic diseases, viral fever, says CMO

The chronic diseases in question are encephalitis and pneumonia with viral fever. Oxygen support is crucial in such cases but the hospital is reportedly falling short of beds

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.

Bangladesh confronts rising dengue cases in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic
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Bangladesh confronts rising dengue cases in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

Already, in the first quarter of the year, the number of infections is four times higher than last year.

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.

Five vector-borne diseases to watch out for in India
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Five vector-borne diseases to watch out for in India

Globally, 17% of infectious diseases are spread by vectors - animals that form a bridge between humans and infectious microorganisms to transmit disease.

Monsoon is here, mosquitoes are back and so is dengue: Here are some key things you need to know about the disease
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Monsoon is here, mosquitoes are back and so is dengue: Here are some key things you need to know about the disease

Dengue is a febrile disease, marked by fever and chills along with decreased platelet and leukocyte count and increased liver function and body pain.

Dengue outbreak in Bangladesh: 'We are scared', say residents as viral fever overwhelms nation; 23 dead so far
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Dengue outbreak in Bangladesh: 'We are scared', say residents as viral fever overwhelms nation; 23 dead so far

Since January, almost 30,000 people have been hospitalised with dengue fever in Bangaldesh, and in the past week, some 2,000 patients a day have been admitted to hospitals

Two more children succumb to dengue in Coimbatore; death toll rises to 12 in city
India

Two more children succumb to dengue in Coimbatore; death toll rises to 12 in city

Two children died of dengue at the government hospital in Coimbatore, taking the toll in the district to 12 in the last two months

Fever kills over 100 in Kerala: Years of neglect, poor waste disposal has made state vulnerable to epidemic
India

Fever kills over 100 in Kerala: Years of neglect, poor waste disposal has made state vulnerable to epidemic

Years of neglect seems to have pushed Kerala towards a major fever epidemic with over 2 lakh people affected by it since the onset of monsoon this and over a hundred lost their lives till 15 June

West Bengal: Dengue toll rises to seven
India

West Bengal: Dengue toll rises to seven

Experts say this time a considerable number of patients complaining of typical dengue symptoms have, however, failed the dengue screening.

Politics over reforms: PM Modi abandons Land Bill to show he's a democrat
India

Politics over reforms: PM Modi abandons Land Bill to show he's a democrat

In the 11th edition of his Man Ki Baat Prime Minister Narendra Modi set a new precedent for self and his government – make key policy announcements directly to the public

Scientists: High risk of dengue outbreak during 2014 Brazil World Cup
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Scientists: High risk of dengue outbreak during 2014 Brazil World Cup

Scientists have issued a high alert over the risk of dengue outbreak during the upcoming soccer World Cup in Brazil.

Dengue epidemic threatens Bihar
India

Dengue epidemic threatens Bihar

Dengue has already afflicted 1,150 people in Bihar this year, and it threatens to become an epidemic.

Ajmal Kasab may have contracted dengue: Reports
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Ajmal Kasab may have contracted dengue: Reports

The sole surviving gunman in the 26/11 attacks, Mohammed Ajmal Kasab may have reportedly contracted dengue fever in the high-security Arthur Road central prison.

Dengue: Two die in Haryana, 325 ill in Gurgaon alone
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Dengue: Two die in Haryana, 325 ill in Gurgaon alone

Two persons have died due to dengue in Haryana where out of 415 confirmed cases so far this month, Gurgaon alone accounted for 325.

Delhi's dengue outbreak is no big deal: MCD
India

Delhi's dengue outbreak is no big deal: MCD

Even as the Indian Public Health Association (IPHA) calls for a serious study of dengue and cases of the water borne disease in the capital continue to rise, the MCD says there is nothing to worry about.

Over 350 cases of dengue reported in Odisha
India

Over 350 cases of dengue reported in Odisha

At least six medical medical students of MKCG Medical College and Hospital campus in Odisha's Ganjam district have tested positive for dengue.

Full pants,shirts as uniforms can protect students from dengue: Azad
India

Full pants,shirts as uniforms can protect students from dengue: Azad

Azad contended that children are more "susceptible" to dengue by virtue of their uniforms that expose them to mosquito bites, leading to dengue.

Thirty-three new cases of dengue reported in Delhi
India

Thirty-three new cases of dengue reported in Delhi

Except Narela and City Zones, all the other zones in the city reported fresh cases on Thursday.