Dengue

Just 18 fresh dengue cases at year end

Just 18 fresh dengue cases at year end

With the season for vector-borne diseases having ended, a municipal report today said only 18 dengue cases were reported over the last week.

Dec 26, 2017, 15:06 PM IST
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
Dengue death case: Fortis Hospital denies offering Rs 25 lakh bribe to 7-yr-old's father

Dengue death case: Fortis Hospital denies offering Rs 25 lakh bribe to 7-yr-old's father

The Fortis Hospital on Thursday denied the allegations of bribe levelled against it by the father of the seven-year-old girl, who died of dengue. 

Dec 07, 2017, 22:52 PM IST
Dengue patient overcharged: Haryana govt to lodge FIR against Fortis Gurgaon, get license cancelled

Dengue patient overcharged: Haryana govt to lodge FIR against Fortis Gurgaon, get license cancelled

The parents of the girl had alleged they were billed Rs 16 lakh, which also included the cost of 2,700 gloves. 

Dec 06, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
Dengue claims life of seven-year-old boy

Dengue claims life of seven-year-old boy

Seven people have died due to Dengue in the national capital so far.

Nov 28, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Seven-year-old succumbs to dengue at RML Hospital

Seven-year-old succumbs to dengue at RML Hospital

Shaurya Pratap Singh was initially admitted to Gurugram's Medanta Hospital where he was confirmed to be suffering from dengue. He was kept on ventilator for 15 days as his condition was extremely critical.

Nov 28, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
Notice to Fortis Hospital over allegations of over-charging parents of girl who died of dengue

Notice to Fortis Hospital over allegations of over-charging parents of girl who died of dengue

There are allegations that Fortis over-charged parents of a seven-year-old girl, who died at the hospital despite receiving dengue treatment for over two weeks in September.

Nov 26, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
India likely to get dengue vaccine by end of 2019

India likely to get dengue vaccine by end of 2019

In 2017, at least 216 people lost their lives to this lethal disease.

Nov 25, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
Larvae of dengue mosquitoes stumps Sourav Ganguly, KMC sends notice

Larvae of dengue mosquitoes stumps Sourav Ganguly, KMC sends notice

Sourav Ganguly's elder brother Snehasish, a former Ranji Trophy player, has been diagnosed with dengue and was undergoing treatment at a city hospital now.

Nov 23, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Jaipur witnesses dip in dengue cases, say authorities

Jaipur witnesses dip in dengue cases, say authorities

Cases of dengue fever have witnessed a significant dip in Jaipur in the last four weeks, claimed city authorities. 

Nov 21, 2017, 14:57 PM IST

Child dies of dengue, hospital bills Rs 16 lakh as treatment charges

Gurugram's Fortis Hospital has showed a great case of apathy in charging a family Rs 16 lakh for dengue treatment. A 7-year-old girl was treated for dengue at the hospital for 15 days after which she died.

Nov 21, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
Gurugram's Fortis hospital bills Rs 16 lakh for dead child's dengue treatment; inquiry ordered

Gurugram's Fortis hospital bills Rs 16 lakh for dead child's dengue treatment; inquiry ordered

The hospital billed them for 1,600 gloves, 660 syringes and sugar strips

Nov 21, 2017, 08:40 AM IST
How many has dengue killed? HC asks West Bengal govt

How many has dengue killed? HC asks West Bengal govt

The Mamata Banerjee government had on Thursday said that 38 people had died due to dengue.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
West Bengal govt trying to sweep dengue crisis under the carpet, alleges BJP

West Bengal govt trying to sweep dengue crisis under the carpet, alleges BJP

West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Dilip Ghosh has written to Union Health Minister JP Nadda claiming that Mamata Banerjee-led government is attempting to sweep the dengue crisis under the carpet.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

West Bengal doctor suspended for highlighting plight of dengue patients on Facebook

On October 30, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had said that among the 40 dengue deaths, 13 who perished in state-run hospitals were confirmed cases. 

Nov 11, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
New dengue virus behind maximum epidemics detected in India

New dengue virus behind maximum epidemics detected in India

There are four distinct dengue virus types circulating in India: DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3 and DENV-4.  

Nov 01, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
Delhi witnessed less dengue, chikungunya cases in 2017: AAP to SC

Delhi witnessed less dengue, chikungunya cases in 2017: AAP to SC

The national capital has witnessed a lesser number of dengue and chikungunya cases this year as compared to 2016 and the situation was "not bad", Delhi Government told the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
Delhi: Dengue cases on the rise, over 750 reported in a week

Delhi: Dengue cases on the rise, over 750 reported in a week

As per reports, as many as 756 people have been victimised by the vector-borne disease and the number is so high that it has left the authorities nervous.

Oct 04, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
How to fight dengue, malaria, flu and chikungunya – Symptoms, prevention

How to fight dengue, malaria, flu and chikungunya – Symptoms, prevention

With Diwali round the corner, these problems are bound to increase and knowing the symptoms for timely diagnosis and most importantly, our protection becomes our first and foremost priority.

Sep 28, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
Rapid low-cost test for Zika, dengue developed

Rapid low-cost test for Zika, dengue developed

It resembles a pregnancy test strip and contains antibodies that react to the presence of Zika or dengue virus, and gold nanoparticles that respond to the antibody reaction.

Sep 28, 2017, 15:48 PM IST