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100 new dengue cases in Orissa


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) At least 100 people tested positive for dengue Monday in Orissa, taking the total affected by the virus in the state this month to 637, officials ... Read more...

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Dengue toll rises to 17 in Orissa (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (IANS) Two more people died of dengue in private hospitals in Orissa Thursday, taking the toll in the outbreak of the infectious disease to 17 this month, ... Read more...

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Dengue toll rises to 16 in Orissa


August 18th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (IANS) One more person died of dengue at a private hospital here Thursday, taking the death toll in the outbreak of the infectious disease in Orissa to ... Read more...

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Three dengue deaths in Orissa


August 9th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) At least three people including a woman died of dengue in Angul district of Orissa, an official said Monday.The dengue outbreak is concentrated in Angul, deputy ... Read more...

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Tourist dies of mosquito-borne virus in Australia


May 26th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) A 19-year-old Canadian woman has died after contracting a rare and incurable mosquito-borne virus while on holiday in Australia's northern region, officials said.The department of health ... Read more...

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Incurable mosquito virus hits Australia


May 18th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) A deadly mosquito-borne virus, that reportedly has no cure and no vaccination, has claimed the lives of two Australian people, officials said.The Murray Valley Encephalitis virus ... Read more...

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Vaccine against four dengue strains to go on trial


September 26th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Researchers are about to try out a new vaccine to protect against all four strains of the potentially devastating dengue fever. The study is being conducted by the Vaccine ... Read more...

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Smaller mosquitoes more likely to carry diseases-causing viruses


November 4th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Smaller mosquitoes are more likely to be infected with viruses that cause diseases in humans, according to a new study. For the study, Barry Alto, Ph.D., Director ... Read more...

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Indian researchers find Japanese encephalitis virus is double trouble for the brain


July 8th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A new study from the National Brain Research Center at Manesar, Haryana, has found that the Japanese encephalitis virus or brain fever virus damages the brain in ... Read more...

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