dengue fever

Anti-dengue vaccine to be ready in six years: Expert


November 16th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A vaccine to fight the deadly dengue fever, being developed at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) here, would be ready in ... Read more...

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Pakistan to get insecticide from India to fight dengue


September 21st, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has directed Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to lift insecticides from India for the prevention of dengue.The insecticide has to be ... Read more...

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Lahore dengue toll rises to 36


September 18th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) One more person has died of dengue in Lahore, taking the toll to 36. The Pakistani city has been severely hit by the mosquito-borne disease over ... Read more...

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Single drug may fight HIV, multiple viral ailments


August 11th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Scientists may have stumbled on a panacea that has eluded humankind for eons -- one which could knock out the common cold, flu, HIV and almost ... Read more...

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Chemistry of mosquito sex could be key to controlling dengue fever


March 20th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): A new study has suggested that understanding the sex life of a mosquito may reveal the key to controlling diseases such West Nile virus and dengue fever.Researchers at ... Read more...

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29 new dengue cases in Delhi, total 6,035


November 18th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A total of 29 new cases of dengue were reported in the capital Thursday, taking the total number of cases this season to 6,035, the Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Mosquito monitoring saves lives as well as money


October 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that cutting surveillance for mosquito-borne diseases may lead to an increase in both the number of human cases and the health costs when ... Read more...

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Negative media campaign hit Delhi’s business during CWG: Report


October 16th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 16 (IANS) Negative campaign by the international media ahead of the Commonwealth Games badly hit the business of Delhi's shopkeepers, restaurant owners and taxi drivers during the mega event, an ... Read more...

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England, Scotland were just hours away from pulling out of Delhi CWG: Holmes


October 15th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): England and Scotland were just hours away from pulling out of the 2010 Commonwealth Games and were already preparing statements to that effect.President of Commonwealth Games England Kelly ... Read more...

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Shivrajakumar Recovers From His Illness


October 12th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kannada film star Shivarajakumar, who was lately, suffering from severe fever, has finally recovered from his illness. He suffered from fever after the completion of the ... 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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Four world class British cyclists pull out of Games


September 24th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) In the latest blow to the Delhi Commonwealth Games organisers, four top cyclists -- including world and Olympic champion Geraint Thomas -- have pulled out of the Games ... Read more...

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Delhi CWG will be most successful Games ever: Krishna


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 23(ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has said that India would be "able to deliver" a successful Commonwealth Games, and stressed that the event would meet international standards.Krishna's ... Read more...

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Scotland delays sending team for Commonwealth Games


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Edinburgh, Sep 22 (IANS) A day after coming down hard on the unhygienic living conditions at the athletes' Village, Commonwealth Games Scotland said it was delaying sending its contingent to Delhi over ... Read more...

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CWG like ‘a bad joke’, says Canadian media


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 22 (IANS) The Canadian media tore India apart Tuesday, describing its Commonwealth Games preparations as "a bad joke" on the world and said India was frittering away ... Read more...

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Oz issues dengue fear advisory for citizens traveling to Delhi for CWG


September 17th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 17(ANI): Australians heading to India for next month's Commonwealth Games have been warned that the dengue fever outbreak in New Delhi is likely to get worse.The warning came through ... Read more...

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Independent Kiwi security report finds no fresh Delhi CWG concerns


September 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 16(ANI): The second report from an independent security firm engaged by Netball New Zealand (NNZ) and Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) has raised no fresh concerns ahead of next month's Delhi ... Read more...

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Champion Kiwi runner happy with Delhi security


September 14th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 14 (IANS) Defending 1,500 metre champion Nick Willis said he is happy with the security arrangements for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, after the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) decided ... Read more...

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Champion Kiwi athlete, Willis, happy with Delhi CWG security arrangements


September 14th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Sep 14(ANI): New Zealand middle distance runner Nick Willis has said that he is comfortable with the security arrangements for next month's Delhi Commonwealth Games.The Games, starting on October 3, have ... Read more...

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Castro takes responsibility for persecution of gays


September 1st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro says he bears total responsibility for the persecution of homosexuals at the beginning of the Cuban revolution. Castro told Carmen Lira, editor of ... Read more...

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Four new cases of dengue in Delhi


July 13th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The number of people suffering from the dreaded dengue fever is slowly rising, with four new cases being reported from the capital. The total of patients afflicted ... Read more...

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Dengue affects 11,000 people in Honduras


June 20th, 2010 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), June 20 (IANS) Around 11,000 people have been infected with dengue and at least 10 have died in Honduras, which has led authorities to announce a red alert across the ... Read more...

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World’s first dengue vaccine to be released soon


April 25th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 25 (ANI): The first dengue vaccine in the world is set to be unveiled.Developed by the Health Ministry together with a private company, the vaccine is set to become ... Read more...

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Preventing mosquitoes from urinating may help control disease spread


March 4th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): American researchers have discovered a new protein that may help control disease-spreading mosquitoes.The study conducted by Cornell scientists has appeared in the March 4, 2010 issue of the ... Read more...

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Researchers find bacterium to trip malarial mosquitoes


December 25th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 25 (IANS) Wolbachia, a bacterium from fruit flies, makes mosquitoes more resistant to infection by viruses, including those triggering dengue fever and Chikungunya, says a new research. Previous studies had shown ... Read more...

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32 new dengue cases take total to 945 in Delhi


November 19th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The national capital Thursday reported 32 new dengue cases, taking the total number of people infected with the vector-borne disease to 945, health officials said. "In the last ... Read more...

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30 new dengue cases in Delhi take total to 913


November 18th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) With 30 new cases of dengue recorded in the national capital Wednesday, the total number of people infected with the vector-borne disease touched 913, health officials said. "In ... Read more...

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Better water-management can keep water borne diseases at bay: Trivedi


November 10th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dinesh Trivedi, on Tuesday called for the need to have better water management, as it could help in keeping ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh forms team to tackle dengue spread


October 10th, 2009 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 9 (IANS) Alarmed at the spread of mosquito-borne dengue fever, Madhya Pradesh has constituted a committee to tour affected districts and give recommendations to control the dreaded disease which has ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh forms team to probe spread of dengue


October 9th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 9 (IANS) Alarmed over the spread of mosquito-borne dengue fever in the state, the Madhya Pradesh government has set up a committee to investigate why the disease was spreading so ... Read more...

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Five dengue cases reported in Nainital


September 22nd, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, Sep. 22 (ANI): At least five cases of dengue have been reported from Nanital district of Uttarakhand on Tuesday.Dengue fever that is transmitted by the bite of an Aedes mosquito is ... Read more...

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Cuba helps fight dengue in Sri Lanka


August 17th, 2009 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban epidemiologists have arrived in Colombo to help Sri Lanka fight a dengue fever outbreak, using a bio-insecticide programme developed in Cuba. Cuban experts will present the Sri ... Read more...

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Panama may hold cures to cancer, malaria and dengue fever


July 11th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A team of scientists is exploring the length and breadth of Panama in search of exotic molecules that could one day lead to new treatments for human diseases ... Read more...

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Mosquito parasite could combat dengue fever


May 1st, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Dengue fever is a viral disease blighting many of the world's tropical regions. Now, a group of researchers has made a major finding which may help fight the ... Read more...

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Central team reviews dengue outbreak in Punjab


November 4th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Nov 4 (ANI): An eight-member Central medical team reviewed the sudden spurt of dengue cases in Punjab on Tuesday.Punjab has reported at least 3000 cases of dengue fever of ... Read more...

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