Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 18:13
The Kenyan government Monday dismissed fears of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in the country, saying that four patients admitted to hospital with Ebola-like symptoms have tested negative.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 14:08
A member of the West African regional body Ecowas has become the third person in Nigeria to die of Ebola fever, Ecowas said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 15:13
World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that the trials of preventative vaccine for the Ebola virus may commence in September, 2014 and might be available by 2015.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 09:46
Ebola virus disease (EVD)or Ebola haemorrhagic fever is a severe and often deadly illness in humans, caused by the Ebola virus. The disease has high mortality rate, killing upto 90% of people who are infected.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 23:48
A month-long campaign using videos, folk media, pamphlets and cleanliness drive was launched in Delhi Thursday to educate people about dengue and its symptoms.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 23:45
South Delhi Municipal Corporation, in association with Northern Railway, will launch a "mosquito terminator" Friday to prevent the spread of dengue at railway platforms.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 10:10
Argentina has issued a virus alert on the emergence of chikungunya fever.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 20:19
The vector-borne Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) claimed 212 lives while Japanese Encephalitis (JE) 93 in Assam this year, a senior Health Department official said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:54
With the death of three patients in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here, the encephalitis toll in West Bengal rose to 52 today.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 15:46
One more person died of suspected encephalitis here, taking the toll due to the suspected vector-borne disease in West Bengal to 45 in the last 17 days, officials said Saturday.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 13:35
A potential new dengue vaccine - the first to reach phase 3 clinical testing - has demonstrated that it provides 56 per cent protection against the disease in Asian children, according to a new research.
Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:03
The first dengue vaccine candidate (CYD-TDV) has shown moderate protection (56 percent) against the disease in Asian children in phase 3 clinical testing, according to a new research.
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