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Oct 23, 2019
Number of dengue cases crosses 67,000 in India; here's what you need to know to protect loved onesMore than 67,000 people across India have been diagnosed with dengue so far this year, reports by the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme show.
Sep 23, 2019
Five vector-borne diseases to watch out for in IndiaGlobally, 17% of infectious diseases are spread by vectors - animals that form a bridge between humans and infectious microorganisms to transmit disease.
Jun 19, 2019
Encephalitis in Bihar: Lack of proper preventive measures make brain fever recurrent disease, but causative agents continue to elude doctorsDespite efforts of the Government of India, the burden and mortality of AES cases have not decreased, and definitive causative agents are yet to be pinned down.
Dec 16, 2017
Dengue claims 226 lives in 2017; over 60,000 people affected by Chikungunya, reveals official dataDengue, a mosquito-borne tropical disease, killed more than 200 people with Tamil Nadu reporting the maximum number cases, while over 60,000 people were affected by Chikungunya
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.
Nov 13, 2017
West Bengal dengue outbreak: Fudged data, politicking engulfs narrative as state reels from health crisisAccording to the letter, the estimated dengue cases so far have "crossed 50,000", although the government only "accepted a meagre number of 18,000 of those diagnosed as dengue virus infected" and declared that 34 persons have died to date, out of which only 18 were confirmed dengue cases.
Nov 02, 2017
Scientists at National Institute of Virology discover new genotype of the Dengue virusDengue virus comes in different types and each with different flavours. There are four serotypes of dengue virus — DENV-1 to 4.
May 28, 2017
Zika virus reaches India, WHO confirms 3 cases in AhmedabadIndia has strengthened its surveillance system in the past few years to detect and contain new Zika virus infections.
Aug 19, 2015
Odisha: More than 3,000 govt school students test positive for malaria in KandhamalAs many as 3,434 students of government-run residential schools in Kandhamal district of Odisha have tested positive for malaria after blood samples were collected.
Jun 26, 2013
Fear of epidemic in Uttarakhand, Centre rushes health teamThe ministry said it was monitoring the situation and has initiated a few steps for relief operations that include posting of three Central public health teams in the state.