scrub typhus

Disease claims two lives in Himachal


September 4th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) Two people have died in Himachal Pradesh of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, an official said here Tuesday. With ... Read more...

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South Asia: Hot spot for cross-border diseases


August 14th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) In South Asia, one of the world's most densely populated regions, deadly diseases from animals, like the nipah virus, brucellosis, anthrax and even ... Read more...

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Five die of mite disease in Meghalaya


December 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 1 (IANS) At least five people have died of of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Meghalaya in the past three ... Read more...

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21 die of mite disease in Himachal


October 8th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) At least 21 people have died of scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official ... Read more...

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Infected mite cause 12 deaths in Himachal


September 15th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) Twelve patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, have died in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official statement ... Read more...

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Nine more test positive for scrub typhus in Shimla


August 18th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Nine patients suffering from scrub typhus, a disease caused by the bite of an infected mite, have been reported here in this Himachal Pradesh capital, an ... Read more...

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44 scrub typhus deaths in Himachal


March 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 31 (IANS) Forty-four deaths were reported in Himachal Pradesh in the past two years due to scrub typhus, a rickettsial disease caused by the bite of an infected ... Read more...

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