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Aug 31, 2018
In the wake of Kerala floods, diarrhea, dengue on the rise in the state: Health ministryCentre to send 30 specialist doctors, 40 nurses and 12 diagnostic teams to attend to flood-hit areas
Aug 20, 2018
For Kerala, rehabilitation likely the biggest challenge post floods, health issues another looming dangerDuring the Kerala floods, most of the people moved to relief camps are the poor who cannot afford the huge expense of clearing and sanitising their homes before returning to them.
Jun 04, 2018
US witnesses alarming rise in STD 'epidemic': California on front line with over 300 cases of congenital syphilis in 2017Sexually transmitted diseases have made an alarming resurgence across the United States, where 2016 saw a record two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, including 628 cases of congenital syphilis. But California, the most populous US state, stands out for its willingness to tackle the crisis head-on, with cases of the three ailments up 45 percent in 2017 from five years ago.
Nov 14, 2017
Dengue outbreak in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee's focus is on controlling the spread of news, not virusWest Bengal is staring at an outbreak of dengue which has reportedly reached the proportions of an epidemic. Instead of tackling the problem, the Mamata Banerjee government is more interested in suppressing data and arresting those who dare reveal the truth.
Jul 10, 2017
Yemen cholera outbreak: 1,600 people dead as suspected cases surpass 300,000, says Red CrossThe International Committee of the Red Cross said the cholera epidemic in Yemen "continues to spiral out of control" since it erupted in April.
Jul 01, 2017
Yemen cholera death toll rises to 1,500 since April; about 250,000 people infected: WHOThe World Health Organization says a rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has claimed 1,500 lives since April and is suspected of sickening 246,000 people.
Jun 06, 2017
Zika virus cases detected in India: Thorough investigation, educating masses is need of the hourThe Zika virus, a public heath emergency that continues to grow, has the potential to cause widespread harm to the health of people in India.
Mar 06, 2017
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Oct 14, 2016
India is not taking TB seriously, says new WHO reportTuberculosis (TB) kills about 5,000 people every day globally with India continuing to take more than a third of the global burden of the disease, new estimates by the World Health Organisation (WHO) reveal
Jun 13, 2016
Zika, Ebola outbreaks can be predicted through environmental changes, finds new studyScientists have successfully developed a model that can predict the outbreak of diseases such as Zika based on changes on environmental changes.