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Centre to eliminate malaria by 2030: Nadda

Launching the National Framework for Malaria Elimination (2016-2030) in New Delhi, the minister said 70 per cent of malaria cases and 69 per cent of malaria deaths among South East Asian Region countries, occur in India.

Two Zika infection cases detected in Australia

The health department said the residents had mild cases of the virus and have since recovered.

WHO mulls declaring global health emergency over Zika

It has since become the country worst affected by microcephaly, with 270 confirmed cases and 3,448 suspected cases, up from 147 in 2014.

 

Zero Zika virus cases in India: Nadda

WHO committee called an emergency meeting in Geneva today on the response to the Zika virus and will decide whether to designate the mosquito-borne virus ? which has been linked to serious birth defects a global emergency.

 

Australia, Pacific island countries on alert for Zika virus

Zika carrying mosquitoes are endemic to tropical and sub-tropical environments.

 

Zika Virus: All you need to know about the vector-borne disease - Part II

The Zika virus that has been rapidly spreading over the past few days, most prominently in Brazil, has now been reported to have been found in 21 countries in the Caribbean, North and South America.

Zika Virus: All you need to know about the vector-borne disease

The Zika virus that has been rapidly spreading over the past few days, most prominently in Brazil, has now been reported to have been found in 21 countries in the Caribbean, North and South America.

Dengue outbreak showed up government failure on health, sanitation fronts

The total number of dengue cases in the capital has crossed the 12,500 mark, with 32 deaths, municipal authorities admitted earlier this week.

Anti-dengue fogging drive not effective, affects health: CSE

 With over 12,500 dengue cases in Delhi, a green NGO on Tuesday claimed that the ongoing fogging drive in the city was "not effective" in fighting the vector-borne disease, and has rather "harmful" effects on health, as the gas contains "95 per cent" of diesel in it.

7-year-old girl dies of dengue in Delhi, cases cross 12K-mark

 Dengue has claimed another life, that of a seven-year-old girl in the city, taking the death toll to 42 while the total number of people down with the vector-borne disease in the city has crossed the 12,000 mark with over 1,300 fresh cases reported in the past five days.

Over 10,000 dengue cases in Delhi highest in 19 years

 The last time dengue cases crossed the 10,000 mark was in 1996, when the capital city reported 10,252 patients

Nine more test positive for dengue in Jammu

With the detection of nine more positive cases of dengue, the total number of patients suffering from the vector-borne disease in Jammu region of the state has climbed to 66.

Dengue cases hit 7,606 in Delhi 

Dengue update: Cases of the vector-borne disease reach 7,606.

Docs advise Delhi govt to issue advisory on dengue test

The Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM) has urged the Delhi government to issue an advisory clarifying Dengue ELISA is not required to start treatment of the vector-borne disease or for getting admitted to hospitals.

Eight more dengue deaths in Delhi, official toll 25

 The toll due to dengue in the national capital has risen to 25 after eight more people succumbed to the vector-borne disease, officials said on Thursday.

Six-bed dengue ward in Ganjam

Amid spread of dengue in several places of Odisha, the Ganjam administration has decided to open a six-bed dengue ward in the district headquarters hospital here.

Dengue stings: 1919 fresh cases in 1 week; total nearly 3,800

With over 1,900 fresh dengue cases and 12 deaths reported in the last one week, the total number of people suffering from the vector-borne fever has climbed to 3,791.

It's not time to indulge in blame game, says Nadda

As the death toll due to dengue surpassed 20, Union Health Minister J P Nadda today assured "whatever support" the Delhi government needed in fighting the disease, saying it was not the time for blame game.

Dengue: Delhi govt orders 600 beds for 3 hospitals

Initiating wider measures to handle the rising number of dengue cases here, Delhi government today tapped three hospitals which are not yet fully functional and directed that 600 new beds be set up at these for fever and vector-borne disease patients.

Three more die of dengue; another 7-year-old child succumbs

Dengue has claimed three more lives in the national capital including a 7-year-old boy who succumbed to the vector-borne disease today.