Dengue Fever News
From Papaya to Pomegranates; what to eat and avoid while battling dengue fever
Pomegranates provide the body with a tremendous burst of energy and are packed with vital minerals and nutrients
Monsoon and infectious diseases: How to protect yourself from rainy season illnesses
Acute gastroenteritis is a common problem during the monsoon season
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Scientists have issued a high alert over the risk of dengue outbreak during the upcoming soccer World Cup in Brazil.
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
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
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
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.