Dengue deaths

Decline in number of dengue cases at year end: Report

Decline in number of dengue cases at year end: Report

With the dengue menace gripping almost every nook and corner of the nation in 2017, there has been a sigh of relief towards the culmination of the year.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:59 PM IST
Researchers develop climate-based dengue forecasting model

Researchers develop climate-based dengue forecasting model

A further increase in temperature beyond 35 degrees Celsius is detrimental to the mosquito survival, showed the findings published in the journal Emerging Microbes & Infections.

Sep 02, 2017, 15:42 PM IST
Delhi NCR sees rise in dengue cases, 110 reported in last week

Delhi NCR sees rise in dengue cases, 110 reported in last week

As per reports, at least 110 fresh cases of dengue were reported last week pushing the total count of affected people in the National Capital Region to 945.

Aug 29, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
Sri Lanka's worst-ever dengue outbreak kills 225

Sri Lanka's worst-ever dengue outbreak kills 225

The number of infections nationwide is already 38 percent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the Health Ministry.

Jul 04, 2017, 13:11 PM IST
Sri Lanka deploys troops to tackle dengue crisis

Sri Lanka deploys troops to tackle dengue crisis

Humid monsoon weather, stagnant water from recent flooding, as well as mounting piles of rotting garbage accumulating in the capital, have combined to create abundant areas for mosquitoes to multiply.

Jul 02, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Dengue claims 11 lives, affects 11,402 in this year's first five months

Dengue claims 11 lives, affects 11,402 in this year's first five months

Andhra Pradesh recorded 512 cases, followed by Gujarat 492, Maharashtra 295 and West Bengal 287. Delhi recorded 40 dengue cases as against 13 during the same period last year.

Jun 09, 2017, 21:21 PM IST
Thiruvananthapuram sees alarming rise in dengue cases

Thiruvananthapuram sees alarming rise in dengue cases

The president of Indian Medical Association Thiruvananthapuram dristrict, Dr. John Paniker on Saturday said the increase in Aedes Mosquito is the reason for the rise in dengue cases in the city.

May 20, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
Dengue contained in Mizoram

Dengue contained in Mizoram

With 580 cases of dengue being reported last year, an epidemic like situation existed in the state.

Apr 12, 2017, 18:59 PM IST

Hyderabad woman dies of dengue soon after delivering twins

K Rajni, a 29-year-old-woman from Sainagar colony in Saroornagar died of Dengue shock syndrome at a hospital in Banjara Hills soon after delivering twins at a nursing home.

Oct 23, 2016, 14:18 PM IST

Season's first dengue death reported in Delhi

The national capital has reported it's first dengue death with an 18-year old succumbing to the mosquito borne disease last week.

Jul 26, 2016, 11:42 AM IST

Dengue costs the world $8.9 bn annually

Dengue is the world's fastest growing mosquito-borne disease, currently threatening about half the world's population and leading to an estimated 60-100 million symptomatic dengue cases every year. 

May 05, 2016, 16:09 PM IST

50 percent rise in dengue deaths in Malaysia

The Malaysian health ministry on Wednesday announced that there was more than a 50 percent jump in the number of deaths caused by dengue in 2015 compared to 2014.

Jan 06, 2016, 16:13 PM IST

277 dengue cases in 2nd week of November; total crosses 15,500

The dengue outbreak seems to have plateaued in the second week of November with about 280 cases of the disease reported in the national capital, which was this year faced with its worst outbreak of the vector-borne fever since 1996.

Nov 17, 2015, 00:06 AM IST

One more succumbs to dengue, toll touches 43

The national capital till now has recorded 14,889 cases of dengue, with over 7,200 of them being reported in October only.

Nov 06, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

1,076 dengue cases reported this week in Delhi, total 13,607

Out of the total dengue cases this year, north Delhi recorded the highest at 4,833, south Delhi at 3,928 while east Delhi posted the lowest with 2,552 cases.

Oct 23, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Three children die due to dengue in UP

Three children, aged eight, nine and a five-month-old baby, died due to dengue at Kondhara village in the district.

Oct 21, 2015, 02:07 AM IST

Dengue fatality toll: Major differences in compiled data for the years 2010-2014

A huge discrepancy exists between two different sets of data compiled by the municipal corporations here pertaining to dengue-related fatalities in the national capital between 2010 and 2014.

Oct 04, 2015, 12:14 PM IST

Eight more dengue deaths in Delhi, official toll 25

 The toll due to dengue in the national capital has risen to 25 after eight more people succumbed to the vector-borne disease, officials said on Thursday.

Oct 01, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

Goons disguised as doctors misleading dengue patients in Delhi

In Delhi, many fake doctors are misleading the dengue patients and contributing in deaths due to dengue.

Oct 01, 2015, 12:38 PM IST

Dengue claims 5 more lives in Delhi

Five more deaths due to dengue, including that of a 16-year-old boy, have come to light in the national capital in what has proven to be the worst month for the outbreak of the disease in the last six years.

Sep 29, 2015, 23:01 PM IST