5,151 dengue cases in current month in Delhi

 Nearly 2,200 fresh cases of dengue have been reported in the last one week, taking the seasons total to around a whopping 6,000 as hospitals across the city continued to be flooded with patients affected by the mosquito-borne fever in which 33 people have died so far.

Government doctors in Maharashtra threaten indefinite stir

 Resident doctors in Maharashtra on Saturday threatened to go on an indefinite state-wide strike from Sunday evening to press for their safety demand after three of their colleagues were allegedly assaulted by relatives of a minor boy who died of dengue.

Dengue menace: 1,680 fresh cases in one week; total nearly 5,500

Nearly 1,700 fresh dengue cases have been reported in the city in the last one week, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease to 5,471.

Dengue outbreak: Botanical pill maker Micro Labs to launch syrup for children

New Delhi: Last week we reported about a botanical pill 'Caripill' that helps to increase the platelet count in dengue patients.

Taiwan suffers deadliest ever dengue outbreak

Taiwan is suffering its deadliest ever outbreak of mosquito-borne dengue fever with a record high of 42 deaths, authorities said today, double the number that died in 2014.

Dengue scare: Delhi LG Najeeb Jung to inspect Metro, other construction sites

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung will visit Metro construction sites across the capital on Thursday to inspect measures taken by authorities to contain the spread of dengue.

Dengue toll reaches 27, officials say actual figure could be higher

As the dengue toll reached 27, officials Wednesday said the figure could be higher as reporting from private hospitals about such deaths was "irregular and sluggish".

No scientific proof that herbs cure dengue: AIIMS

Days after yoga guru Ramdev advocated the use of herbs like giloy, aloe vera and papaya leaves to cure dengue, experts at AIIMS on Wednesday said there was no scientific proof that herbs help fight dengue and advised people not to fall for the propaganda in this regard.

Can papaya leaves fight dengue, cancer?

The use of papaya leaves has grown phenomenally in the national capital in the past few weeks as the mosquito-borne disease sees a spurt, claiming at least 17 lives in the city, although unofficially the number stands at over 20.

Delhi govt paralysed by dengue menace: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday maintained that the Delhi government is "totally paralysed " by the dengue menace.

Infectious diseases caused by mosquitoes

Many people fall victims to diseases caused by mosquitoes and many experience pain and suffering from illnesses transmitted by them.

`Cartography` of dengue virus rewritten

An international consortium has rewritten the `cartography` of dengue virus.

Delhi: Dengue death toll reaches 17, over 2000 tested positive

Dengue is now in an epidemic state as more than 17 people have died while there are more than 2000 patients. A woman named Urmila Devi was admitted in Safdarjung Hospital from where she was referred to AIIMS. Unfortunately Urmila Devi died in AIIMS emergency ward.

Home remedies for dengue: Papaya, goat milk top choices

Since there is no specific vaccine or drug to prevent dengue, people are looking for alternative or natural home remedies to control the dangerous disease.

Delhi govt lacks preparation to tackle dengue outbreak

Delhi is in the grip of the worst outbreak of dengue fever in five years, officials say. More than 1,870 cases have been recorded and thirteen deaths have been reported so far. Aam Aadmi Party has been too prepare a plan of action against the mosquito-borne disease.

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DNA: Analysis of Delhi govt struggle with dengue outbreak

An analysis of Delhi govt struggle with dengue outbreak.

The national capital of Delhi is grappling with its worst dengue outbreak in five years with the disease claiming 12 lives in the city this year so far.

Dengue fever symptoms: How to recognise them early

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne viral infection and is prevalent throughout the tropics and subtropics.

Mounting cases of dengue trigger bed crunch in government hospitals in Delhi

The surge in dengue cases in the national capital have led to a serious space crunch in government hospitals with a facility in east Delhi operating a fever clinic from the driver's room while another prominent hospital has emptied its ortho and eye wards to accommodate patients.