Communicable diseases warning issued after floods in Philippines

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) Saturday warned the public of the transmission of communicable diseases following the floods that inundated Manila and surrounding provinces.

`Steps taken to tackle spread of fever in Kerala`

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told the state assembly Thursday that all measures are being taken to tackle the spread of fever across the state.

Philippines declares outbreak of deadly rat fever

At least 5 people have died and as many as 200 diagnosed in the southern city of Cagayan de Oro with leptospirosis.

179 deaths due to viral fever in Kerala: Minister

Lack of medicines and shortage of doctors in government hospitals has led to this serious situation, siad ex-Kerala
Finance Minister Thomas Issac.