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Bengal dengue cases reach 570


August 31st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 570, the state health department said Friday."The total number of confirmed dengue cases ... Read more...

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517 dengue cases, two deaths in Bengal


August 30th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The number of confirmed dengue cases in West Bengal has gone up to 517, of which two patients including a nine-year-old girl have died, the state ... Read more...

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5,000 suspected dengue cases reported in Pakistan


September 14th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) About 5,000 suspected cases of dengue fever have been reported from across Pakistan, Punjab's capital Lahore alone reporting over 4,000 of these cases.The government of Pakistan's ... 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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‘Polio vaccines may have lost efficacy in Pakistan’


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan have come out with a shocking figure about polio cases. More than 78 percent of such confirmed cases in the country involved children who had ... Read more...

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Over 2,300 now dead from cholera in Haiti


December 14th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) A total of 2,323 people have died and 104,614 have been sickened so far in the cholera epidemic besieging Haiti since mid-October, authorities said Monday.According to figures supplied ... Read more...

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India sees sharp drop in swine flu cases


October 25th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS)The number of swine flu cases in India in the past week dropped almost to half the previous count, the health ministry said here Monday.A total of ... Read more...

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Swine flu cases drop in India


October 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The number of swine flu cases in India has seen a sharp drop in the past week - to almost half the previous count, the health ministry ... Read more...

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Three US travellers bring superbugs’ from India: report


September 14th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Chicago, Sep 14 (IANS) Three people returned to the US from India earlier this year infected with the newly described "superbugs" that are highly resistant to antibiotics, according to media ... Read more...

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Three die of swine flu in Delhi


September 7th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Three people infected with swine flu died in the capital Tuesday, taking the toll due to the deadly virus to 38, a health official said, adding that ... Read more...

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32 more infected with swine flu in Delhi


August 19th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The national capital reported 32 new confirmed cases of swine flu, including eight children, taking the total number of infected people to 461, an official said Thursday. "Thirty-two ... Read more...

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30 more cases of swine flu in Delhi


August 12th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Swine flu may be slowly making a comeback in the capital with 30 new confirmed cases reported Thursday. The total number of patients infected by the Influenza A ... Read more...

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Amritsar woman dies of Swine Flu


August 10th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Aug.10 (ANI): Amritsar reported its first case of death due to HIN1 virus when a 48-year-old Malti Devi died here at a private hospital on Monday.She was cremated ... Read more...

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Seven fresh dengue cases in Delhi


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The national capital Tuesday reported seven fresh confirmed cases of dengue, taking the number of people affected by the mosquito-borne disease to 68 this year, an official ... Read more...

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Four fresh dengue cases in Delhi


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With four fresh confirmed cases of dengue in the capital Monday, the number of people affected by the mosquito-borne disease has gone up to 61 this year, ... Read more...

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West Bengal minister stable after swine flu


July 16th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) West Bengal Water Resources Minister Nandagopal Bhattacharjee, who tested positive for swine flu and was on ventilator after being admitted to a hospital around 10 days ago, is ... Read more...

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Uganda Ministry of Health: Suspected smallpox cases are likely chickenpox


March 25th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- A virus outbreak in eastern Uganda is not the highly infectious disease smallpox but most likely chickenpox, the Uganda Ministry of Health said on Thursday.Earlier on Thursday, the ... Read more...

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WHO: Investigating reported smallpox outbreak in eastern Uganda (Update)


March 25th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it is investigating four suspected cases of smallpox in eastern Uganda, but the credibility of the report is uncertain. Smallpox ... Read more...

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WHO: Investigating four suspected cases of smallpox in eastern Uganda


March 25th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it is investigating four suspected cases of smallpox in eastern Uganda. Smallpox is a highly infectious disease which was last ... Read more...

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Swine flu on the rise in Chandigarh


December 10th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 10 (IANS) The fear of swine flu has pressed the panic button in this union territory. With the advent of winter, there has been a sudden surge in the number ... Read more...

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Seven new dengue cases in Delhi, tally 1,094


December 1st, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The national capital Tuesday recorded seven new dengue cases, taking the total number of people affected by the mosquito-borne disease to 1,094, a health department official said. "There ... Read more...

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Seven new dengue cases in Delhi, total now 1068


November 28th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) With seven new dengue cases, the total number of people affected by the mosquito-borne disease in the national capital has reached 1,068, a health department official said ... Read more...

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Seven new dengue cases in Delhi


November 27th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The national capital has recorded seven new dengue cases, taking the total number of people affected by the mosquito-borne disease to 1,061, a health department official said ... Read more...

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13 new dengue cases, over 1,000 affected in Delhi


November 26th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) With 13 new dengue cases in the national capital, the tally of those affected by the mosquito-borne disease touched 1,054, a health department official said Thursday. "There were ... Read more...

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Afghanistan losing fight against swine flu, says health minister


November 11th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.11 (ANI): Afghanistan appears to be losing the fight against swine flu, as many parts of the country remain fairly unsanitary.Kabul, which currently is the center of Afghanistan's H1N1 outbreak, ... Read more...

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416 cases of dengue in Delhi


November 3rd, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The capital recorded 19 new cases of dengue Tuesday, taking the total number of cases of the vector-borne disease in New Delhi to 416, a health department ... Read more...

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Delhi reports 391 dengue cases so far


November 2nd, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) At least 16 new cases of dengue were reported Monday, taking the total number of cases of the vector-borne disease in the national capital to 391, a ... Read more...

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Dengue cases on the rise in Madhya Pradesh


October 8th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 8 (IANS) Mosquito-borne dengue fever is fast spreading in Madhya Pradesh with the disease having claimed at least nine lives in the past three months and affecting more than 300 ... Read more...

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India’s swine flu toll rises to 106


September 2nd, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Five more people died of swine flu in India Wednesday, taking the toll due to the influenza A (H1N1) virus to 106, health authorities said here. Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Gujarat issues H1N1 advisory to doctors, nursing staff


August 19th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Gujarat government has advised all doctors and nursing staff attending to swine flu patients in government and private hospitals to follow protective measures, like wearing masks, and ... Read more...

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23 dead, 107 new swine cases in India


August 14th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's swine flu toll rose to 23 Friday and 107 new cases were detected positive for the viral infection, taking the total number of those affected by ... Read more...

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West Bengal has 13 H1N1 positive cases


August 12th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The number of confirmed swine flu cases in West Bengal rose to 13 Wednesday, as a class eight student of a Kolkata school tested positive for the infection. "Joseph ... Read more...

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Swine flu claims its 10th victim


August 11th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IBNS
Vadodara, Aug 11 (IBNS) The death toll in swine flu rose to ten, with the deadly H1N1 virus claiming its latest victim-a seven-year-old girl from Vadodara in Guraraj Tuesday.The girl- Warsiya Saeeda, ... Read more...

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Swine flu: Death toll rises to 8


August 11th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IBNS
Pune, Aug 11 (IBNS) With the death of a 13-year-old Pune girl Tuesday, the swine flu toll in India rose to eight.Shruti Gawade, a student of Ahilyadevi school, is the sixth ... Read more...

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14 new swine flu cases in Delhi


August 8th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 8 (ANI): At least fourteen more people were reported to have tested positive for swine flu in the national capital on Saturday, pushing the total number of people afflicted ... Read more...

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