vector-borne disease

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
296 children died at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College this August: Principal

296 children died at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College this August: Principal

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome and Japanese Encephalitis have been creating havoc in eastern UP for years.

Aug 30, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
Indigenous chikungunya vaccine delayed due to THIS unfortunate reason; govt mediation sought!

Indigenous chikungunya vaccine delayed due to THIS unfortunate reason; govt mediation sought!

For the first time, an indigenously-developed vaccine against chikungunya has been developed and the first human trials are underway albeit on a slow pace.

Jun 18, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Rise in dengue, chikungunya cases: Why no scientific solution to prevent vector-borne diseases, asks Delhi High Court

Rise in dengue, chikungunya cases: Why no scientific solution to prevent vector-borne diseases, asks Delhi High Court

In 2016, Delhi saw its first ever chikungunya outbreak that affected 9,661 people.

May 16, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
Defeat malaria with these natural remedies at home

Defeat malaria with these natural remedies at home

There are a number of effective ways and natural remedies to treat malaria fever.

Apr 25, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
World Malaria Day 2017: WHO calls for accelerated scale-up of efforts to prevent malaria, save lives

World Malaria Day 2017: WHO calls for accelerated scale-up of efforts to prevent malaria, save lives

Insecticide-treated nets have had the greatest impact, accounting for an estimated 69% of cases prevented through control tools.

Apr 25, 2017, 08:53 AM IST

Japanese encephalitis in Odisha: All you need to know!

Currently, the vector-borne disease has claimed lives of 27 children in Odisha's Malkangiri district. 

Oct 04, 2016, 09:42 AM IST
SHOCKING! India vs New Zealand: Dengue threat looms over Kanpur Test

SHOCKING! India vs New Zealand: Dengue threat looms over Kanpur Test

Only 3,000 tickets have reportedly been sold so far out of the 13,500 earmarked for fans.

Sep 16, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Religious institutions to help spread awareness against dengue, chikungunya

Delhi Tourism and Culture Minister Kapil Mishra on Thursday said that religious institutions will contribute to Delhi government's efforts to spread awareness against the spread of chikungunya and dengue and they will make appeals on Friday for steps to prevent breeding of mosquitoes.

Sep 16, 2016, 00:51 AM IST
Chikungunya toll rises to 12 in Delhi, govt says hospitals equipped to fight the menace

Chikungunya toll rises to 12 in Delhi, govt says hospitals equipped to fight the menace

The minister also said that he has called for a meeting of the MCD officials to review the situation as a result of Chikungunya outbreak. 

Sep 15, 2016, 12:46 PM IST
Chikungunya toll climbs to 11 in Delhi, AIIMS confirms one case

Chikungunya toll climbs to 11 in Delhi, AIIMS confirms one case

Five more deaths from chikungunya complications were reported on Wednesday at a private hospital in Delhi, while AIIMS confirmed one suspected case.

Sep 14, 2016, 22:48 PM IST

30-year-old first to die of malaria in Delhi this year

A 30-year-old man was the first victim here to die of the vector-borne disease malaria this year, authorities said.

Sep 06, 2016, 21:27 PM IST

Chikungunya joint pain: Try these home remedies for fast relief!

Usually, chikungunya joint pain lasts for about a week or two. However, in some cases it can also persist for months or even longer.

Sep 06, 2016, 14:24 PM IST

Chikungunya, dengue outbreak: Cases in Delhi rise up to 432 and 487 respectively

 According to the municipal corporations, the highest number of dengue cases have been witnessed in the areas under the North Delhi Municipal Corporation with the figure standing at 97.

Aug 30, 2016, 00:04 AM IST