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Tuberculosis may be eradicated by 2045 with better research funding, awareness
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Tuberculosis may be eradicated by 2045 with better research funding, awareness

There has not been a new and commercially available vaccination for tuberculosis in a century.

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.

Simple, low-cost origami device to diagnose malaria developed by scientists
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Simple, low-cost origami device to diagnose malaria developed by scientists

Made with wax paper, a printer & a hot plate, the device detects malaria with 98% sensitivity.

World has become 'dramatically healthier' in the last 20 years says Melinda Gates
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World has become 'dramatically healthier' in the last 20 years says Melinda Gates

The two decades is a story of incredible improvement in the human condition, Melinda Gates said.

Malaria cases brought down in Odisha using the eradication programme: Report
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Malaria cases brought down in Odisha using the eradication programme: Report

In 2010, malaria services were intensified and expanded with the involvement of ASHAs.

Researchers explore 500,000 ways to kill malaria parasite, 631 potential vaccines
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Researchers explore 500,000 ways to kill malaria parasite, 631 potential vaccines

New drugs are needed to fight growing resistance to the most effective antimalarial, artemisinin.

At least 2,406 cases of dengue reported in Delhi in present season; 260 people affected in past week
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At least 2,406 cases of dengue reported in Delhi in present season; 260 people affected in past week

At least 260 fresh cases of dengue have been reported over the last week in the national capital, taking the total number of people diagnosed with the vector-borne disease this season to 2,406

WHO World Malaria Report 2018: India leads world in reducing disease burden; registered a 24% decrease in cases in 2017
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WHO World Malaria Report 2018: India leads world in reducing disease burden; registered a 24% decrease in cases in 2017

India and 10 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for around 70 percent of estimated malaria cases (151 million) and deaths (274,000) globally in 2017, with only India reporting progress in reducing its malaria cases when compared to 2016, a report said Monday.

280 dengue cases recorded in Delhi in past week; authorities find mosquito breeding in over 2 lakh households
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280 dengue cases recorded in Delhi in past week; authorities find mosquito breeding in over 2 lakh households

According to the report, there has been one death due to dengue this year till 10 November. At least 1,114 cases were reported in October alone in Delhi.

Village in the Prime Minister’s constituency reels under a dengue outbreak
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Village in the Prime Minister’s constituency reels under a dengue outbreak

In 2016, the residents of Dhaurhara were notified that the government had issued regulations to deal with dengue fever. Under this, the additional chief medical officers of all the districts of Uttar Pradesh were considered as the controlling authority. In district hospitals, it was mandatory to provide with 10 beds for dengue patients and at the Community Health Centres, this number was billed at five. In 2017, when the state government changed, Dhaurhara was not informed of any changes in this planning.

Nearly 70 percent dengue cases reported in Delhi during September; 236 of 343 instances of vector-borne disease in one month
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Nearly 70 percent dengue cases reported in Delhi during September; 236 of 343 instances of vector-borne disease in one month

Dengue cases have increased in Delhi with over 340 people being diagnosed with the vector-borne disease this season, nearly 70 percent of whom were affected in September alone.

Mosquito swarm driven to extinction with gene editing in an experimental first
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Mosquito swarm driven to extinction with gene editing in an experimental first

It could be five to ten years before mosquitoes are tested with gene drive in the wild: researchers.

Malaria, mystery fever in Uttar Pradesh leaves 30 dead in two days; hospitals ill-equipped to tackle crisis
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Malaria, mystery fever in Uttar Pradesh leaves 30 dead in two days; hospitals ill-equipped to tackle crisis

Rural regions of Uttar Pradesh are yet again struggling to prevent their patients from falling prey to seasonal diseases like malaria.

Bareilly fever: UP officials believe deadly Plasmodium Falciparum malaria is cause; state grapples with poor healthcare
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Bareilly fever: UP officials believe deadly Plasmodium Falciparum malaria is cause; state grapples with poor healthcare

At least 42 people have died since the onset of a serious fever in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh in the first week of September.

Kerala, after the flood: People at risk of PTSD, survivor syndrome may need help; state must brace for what TN faced after tsunami
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Kerala, after the flood: People at risk of PTSD, survivor syndrome may need help; state must brace for what TN faced after tsunami

Considering the magnitude of the housing crisis Kerala has to confront, it’s likely that what both the state and the Centre are doing will fall short of requirements, unless private and corporate donors add to this effort.

'Natural killer' immune cells that halt malaria could hold key to new vaccines
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'Natural killer' immune cells that halt malaria could hold key to new vaccines

Natural Killer immune cells have been known to kill virus-infected cells and cancer cells.

Genetic modification in mosquitoes can tackle epidemic diseases, say experts
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Genetic modification in mosquitoes can tackle epidemic diseases, say experts

Gene therapy can tackl environmental issues like air pollution, while genetic modification in mosquitoes can solve epidemic diseases, experts say

Study confirms drastic shift in malaria occurrence in India as number of severe cases rise
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Study confirms drastic shift in malaria occurrence in India as number of severe cases rise

India used to be mostly burdened with a mild form of malaria cases but now there is an increasing number of P. falciparum (deadly form of malaria) cases.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Unnamed athlete in serious condition after being diagnosed with malaria
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Unnamed athlete in serious condition after being diagnosed with malaria

A Commonwealth Games athlete is in serious condition at a Gold Coast hospital after being diagnosed with malaria, officials said.

New vaccine for malaria works on mice but could take years to develop for human use
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New vaccine for malaria works on mice but could take years to develop for human use

Malaria parasite, though a tiny single-celled organism, has highly complex life cycle. It has 15 different stages and they occur in different cellular environments.