waterborne disease

Gastroenteritis outbreak hits Ludhiana

September 1st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Sep 1 (ANI): There has been a outbreak of gastroenteritis in Ludhiana and around 34 people have been admitted to local hospitals.Most of the cases have been registered from ... Read more...

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Disease, hunger kill 17 flood survivors in Pakistan

August 31st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (DPA) At least 17 flood victims, including nine children, have died from disease and hunger in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh, officials and media reports said Tuesday. Authorities have struggled ... Read more...

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Study promises defence against diarrhoea

April 26th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): The findings of a new American research could soon provide defence against infections caused by waterborne microscopic pathogen cryptosporidium.Found in swimming pools, water parks, and drinking water supplies, ... Read more...

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‘Garbage dumped into river by offshore casinos a health hazard’

May 6th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 6 (IANS) Garbage dumped over the years by the offshore casinos into the Mandovi river has been drastically increasing the organic content in the water, polluting fish and other marine ... Read more...

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Cholera kills over 2,200 in Zimbabwe

January 17th, 2009 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Geneva/Harare, Jan 17 (DPA) Zimbabwe's cholera epidemic has continued its rapid spread, with the toll reaching 2,225 Friday, the UN said in Geneva.According to the organisation, 42,675 people have been infected with ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe’s cholera toll rises to 2,024

January 14th, 2009 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 14 (Xinhua) The toll in Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak has risen to 2,024, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday.On Monday alone, 117 new cholera deaths were recorded in the country. ... Read more...

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Colin Firth never actually entered the lake for Mr. Darcys wet-shirt scene

December 29th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 29 (ANI): Colin Firths wet-shirt scene as Mr. Darcy in the BBC''s 1995 Pride and Prejudice mini series might have left women swooning, but the director who filmed the ... Read more...

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Malaria claims 22 lives in Tripura

May 3rd, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
By Pinaki Das Bilaihum (Tripura), May 3 (ANI): Malaria continues to take a heavy toll in Tripura with reports of at least 30 tribals falling prey to high fever and 22 of ... Read more...

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