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JK Tyre provides food supplies to over 10,000 migrants, daily workers; organises health camps in villages
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JK Tyre provides food supplies to over 10,000 migrants, daily workers; organises health camps in villages

JK Tyre said it is extending support to government officials, police department and government hospital employees with packed food and drinking water with the help of NGOs.

Deaths due to 'mystery fever' in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly give Opposition ammunition ahead of Lok Sabha election
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Deaths due to 'mystery fever' in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly give Opposition ammunition ahead of Lok Sabha election

This mystery fever in Uttar Pradesh is compelling ammunition for the Lok Sabha election, especially as it follows the deaths of several children at a Gorakhpur hospital last year.

Tamil Nadu woman given HIV-infected blood was dissuaded by Sivakasi officials from filing FIR: 'They should've given me poison instead'
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Tamil Nadu woman given HIV-infected blood was dissuaded by Sivakasi officials from filing FIR: 'They should've given me poison instead'

Preliminary inquiries revealed that donor is a 21-year-old from Sivakasi who donated blood on 30 Nov. According to a relative of the donor, they had no knowledge of his HIV status at that time and he had come along with a female relative who needed a blood transfusion.

Zika virus: US agency advises pregnant women not to travel to Rajasthan, likely to affect tourism in state
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Zika virus: US agency advises pregnant women not to travel to Rajasthan, likely to affect tourism in state

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States has issued a warning to pregnant women against travelling to Rajasthan and surrounding states due to an outbreak of the Zika virus.

Zika virus in Rajasthan: 60 of 72 patients cured; 68 houses found to be mosquito breeding grounds fined
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Zika virus in Rajasthan: 60 of 72 patients cured; 68 houses found to be mosquito breeding grounds fined

Since the first Zika virus case was detected in Rajasthan, over 280 teams of the health department have been conducting surveys in the affected areas of the state.

For Kerala, rehabilitation likely the biggest challenge post floods, health issues another looming danger
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For Kerala, rehabilitation likely the biggest challenge post floods, health issues another looming danger

During 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.

Health officials injured after vendors attack team testing milk in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar
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Health officials injured after vendors attack team testing milk in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar

A mob attacked a team of health officials, which had collected milk samples from local vendors to test for purity, in Muzaffarnagar's Naya Gaon village, the police said on Saturday.

Max Hospital medical negligence row: Delhi Police transfers case to Crime Branch for detailed probe
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Max Hospital medical negligence row: Delhi Police transfers case to Crime Branch for detailed probe

The Delhi Police on Wednesday transferred the case of a premature baby being wrongly declared dead by Max Hospital to its Crime Branch for detailed probe, a senior official said.

Maharashtra govt to launch single window portal for information on medical tourism
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Maharashtra govt to launch single window portal for information on medical tourism

The Maharashtra government is planning to launch a website on medical tourism in the state and provide necessary information about treatments and costs to foreign patients.

Swine flu death toll rises to 87 in Madhya Pradesh; 129 people being treated in hospitals
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Swine flu death toll rises to 87 in Madhya Pradesh; 129 people being treated in hospitals

Death toll due to swine flu in Madhya Pradesh stands at 87 in 83 days, even as 129 persons are being treated for the disease in different hospitals, officials said on Friday.

Odisha swine flu death toll rises to 32; over 329 people affected by H1N1 virus in 2017
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Odisha swine flu death toll rises to 32; over 329 people affected by H1N1 virus in 2017

The swine flu death toll in Odisha increased to 32 with one more person succumbing to the H1N1 virus on Thursday, official sources said.

Over 90 infant deaths reported in a Karnataka hospital since January, reveals state health department
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Over 90 infant deaths reported in a Karnataka hospital since January, reveals state health department

Days after the Gorakhpur incident, the Karnataka health department has said 90 infant deaths were reported from a district hospital in Kolar since January

Haryana health department busts sex determination racket at private clinic in Punjab
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Haryana health department busts sex determination racket at private clinic in Punjab

A health department team from Haryana's Panchkula on Sunday busted an alleged sex determination racket being run at a private hospital in Punjab's Fatehgarh Sahib district.

Maharashtra reports 855 farmer suicides in January to April 2017
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Maharashtra reports 855 farmer suicides in January to April 2017

Maharashtra reported 855 cases of farmer suicides during the January-April period of this year against 1,023 cases in the year-ago period, Parliament was informed today

Rajasthan floods: Vasundhara Raje conducts aerial survey of Jalore, asks for report on losses
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Rajasthan floods: Vasundhara Raje conducts aerial survey of Jalore, asks for report on losses

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday conducted an aerial survey of Jalore district and asked officials to make a report of losses.

Kapil Mishra asks Delhi L-G Anil Baijal to 'intervene' in health department over alleged medicine 'scam'
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Kapil Mishra asks Delhi L-G Anil Baijal to 'intervene' in health department over alleged medicine 'scam'

Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra on Wednesday sought Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's "direct intervention" in the city's health department over an alleged scam in purchase of medicines by the AAP government

HC issues notice to Delhi govt over ban on chewable tobacco
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HC issues notice to Delhi govt over ban on chewable tobacco

The Delhi High Court today sought response of city government on a plea of manufacturers against ban on sale of chewable tobacco in the national capital from March 30.

Woman dies on road after being refused admission to hospitals in WB
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Woman dies on road after being refused admission to hospitals in WB

A woman died giving birth to twin babies on the road after being denied admission by two state-run hospitals despite possessing health cards, in West Bengal.