vector borne disease

Mamata raps civic bodies for negligence in preventing dengue


September 7th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Criticising civic bodies run by both her Trinamool Congress as also the opposition Left Front for negligence in combating dengue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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12,000 Delhi premises conducive for mosquito breeding: Walia


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A total of 12,000 premises in the capital were found to be conducive for mosquitoes' breeding from February to June this year, said Delhi Health ... Read more...

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New strategies reducing malaria deaths in Odisha (April 25 is World Malaria Day)


April 25th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India's health ministry is pinning its hopes on new strategies to bring down malaria deaths in Odisha's tribal and urban populations."In the last two years, ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants dengue drug from India


October 28th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pakistan plans to import dengue drug Dextran-40 from India to tackle the menace of the vector-borne disease in the country, the official media reported.The Punjab ... Read more...

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Dengue kills three more in Andhra


October 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Dengue has claimed three lives in two districts of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday, spreading panic, even as the government claimed that the situation was under control.Two ... Read more...

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Japanese Encephalitis claims 89 lives in Assam


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) More than 350 cases of Japanese encephalitis and nearly 90 deaths due to the viral disease were reported in Assam this year, the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Orissa cancels doctors’ leave as dengue spreads


August 13th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) Orissa Saturday cancelled the leave of doctors working in three state-run medical colleges after a spurt in dengue cases in 11 of the state's 30 districts.The ... Read more...

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Delhi gears up to check mosquito breeding


May 16th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday instructed all agencies concerned to make full efforts to stop breeding of mosquitoes and sensitise people to drink boiled water during ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Rs.417 crore for malaria control in northeast


April 28th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved an intensified malaria control project at an estimated cost of Rs.417.22 crore ($87.88 million) for seven ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves malaria control project for north eastern states


April 28th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the proposal of the Health Ministry for Intensified Malaria Control Project-II (IMCP-II) for seven north eastern states ... Read more...

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Delhi reports year’s first dengue case


March 21st, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The national capital's first case of dengue of the year has been reported from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), and the country's ... Read more...

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Malaria biggest enemy of Indian border guards in northeast


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Feb 23 (IANS) Malaria poses a bigger threat than insurgents and smugglers to Border Security Force (BSF) men posted along India's northeastern border with Bangladesh, with many dying of ... Read more...

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‘Need to upgrade diagnostic facilities in health sector’


February 13th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Diagnostic facilities and infrastructure need to be upgraded to meet the growing demands of the public health sector, a diagnostic expert said here Sunday."Demand for better facilities ... Read more...

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‘Malaria kills over 2 lakh Indians every year’


December 18th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 18 (IANS) Malaria kills around 205,000 people in India every year, more than 13 times the estimate by the World Health Organisation (WHO), an official said here Saturday.India also accounted ... Read more...

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Only two new dengue cases in Delhi


November 27th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The number of new dengue cases has gone down in the capital, due to the advent of winters. There were only two cases of the vector-borne disease ... Read more...

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14 more dengue cases push Delhi total to 6,190


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The national capital reported 14 more cases of dengue Tuesday, taking the total number of people in the city infected with the vector-borne disease to 6,190, an ... Read more...

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27 new dengue cases push total to 6,100 in Delhi


November 19th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A total of 27 cases of dengue were reported in the capital Friday, taking the number of vector-borne cases this season to 6,100, the Municipal Corporation of ... 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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30 more cases of dengue in Delhi


November 11th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) With 30 more cases of dengue being reported in Delhi Thursday, the daily figures of the vector-borne disease are steadily declining. The total number of infected patients ... Read more...

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35 new dengue cases in Delhi


November 9th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The national capital witnessed 35 cases of dengue Tuesday, taking the total number of people infected with the vector-borne disease to 5,837, an official said.According to a ... Read more...

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MCD suppressing chikungunya figures, say doctors


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) As dengue threat continues to loom over Delhi, another infection spread by mosquito bite, chikungunya, seems to be afflicting people in large numbers and private doctors are ... Read more...

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75 more infected with dengue in Delhi


October 28th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The number of dengue cases in the capital continued to rise, with 75 more cases reported Thursday, taking the total this season to 5,363 and putting a ... 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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77 more cases of dengue in Delhi


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) As many as 77 new cases of dengue were reported in the capital Friday, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease to 4,903, ... Read more...

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79 more dengue cases in Delhi


October 21st, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A total of 79 more cases of dengue were confirmed in Delhi Thursday, taking to 4,826 the number of those infected with the vector-borne disease, officials said.A ... Read more...

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Malaria mortality rate underestimated in India


October 21st, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The number of deaths from vector-borne disease malaria in India have been vastly underestimated, a centre for global health research (CGHR) report said Thursday.According to the report, ... Read more...

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68 dengue cases, Delhi total 4,747


October 20th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi reported 68 new cases of dengue Wednesday, taking the number of people infected with the vector-borne disease to 4,747.The disease has claimed eight lives in the ... Read more...

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Over 500 dengue cases in Pakistan


October 11th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Five people have died of dengue and over 500 confirmed cases of the vector-borne disease have been reported from across Pakistan, an official said.Dawn reported that at least ... Read more...

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Two more die of dengue in Delhi


October 1st, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Two people died of dengue in the national capital Friday, taking the toll in the city due to the vector-borne disease this year to seven, an official ... Read more...

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96 new dengue cases in Delhi


September 30th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Delhi Thursday reported 96 new cases of dengue, taking the number of people infected with the fever to 2,397.The vector-borne disease has claimed five lives so far ... Read more...

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Nothing much to worry about dengue: Azad


September 26th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The dengue situation in India is not dangerous, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here Sunday even as Delhi has reported five deaths and over ... Read more...

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93 new dengue cases in Delhi


September 25th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The national capital reported 93 more cases of dengue Saturday, taking the total number of people infected with the vector-borne disease to 2,821, an official said. With 429 ... Read more...

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97 new dengue case in Delhi, total 2,728


September 24th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The surge in the number of dengue cases in Delhi continued Friday with 97 new cases, taking the total number of people infected with the vector-borne disease ... Read more...

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95 more dengue cases in Delhi


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi reported 95 more cases of dengue Thursday as the total number of people infected with the vector-borne disease surged to 2,631, an official said. Of the total ... Read more...

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86 more dengue cases in Delhi


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The national capital reported 86 more cases of dengue Wednesday, taking the total number of people infected with the vector-borne disease to 2,536, an official said. Of the ... Read more...

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