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No encephalitis threat in Kolkata, say officials

No encephalitis threat in Kolkata, say officials

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:14

West Bengal capital Kolkata is unlikely to be affected by encephalitis, said health and civic officials even though the vector-borne disease has claimed over 100 lives this year in the north of the state.

World Health Day: Fight against vector-borne disease

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 12:20

On the occasion of World Health Day, April 7, 2014, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is highlighting the serious and increasing threat of vector-borne diseases (VBDs), with the slogan “Small bite, big threat”.

755 cases of dengue reported in Haryana

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 15:53

In the view of rise in cases of dengue in Haryana, especially in Gurgaon and Faridabad districts, the state health department has further advised district hospitals to help prevent the spread of the disease.

Dengue cases on the rise in the country

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 18:30

Dengue cases in the country have nearly doubled with 17,492 cases recorded in the January-July period this year as compared to 8,899 in the corresponding period last year.

Over 15,000 dengue cases reported: Health ministry

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 22:24

India has recorded 15,893 dengue cases in 2013, a sharp increase from last year, health ministry figures show.

Dengue cases on decline in Delhi

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 20:01

With the onset of winter, the number of dengue cases has registered substantial decrease with just 10 people being detected with the mosquito-borne disease in the capital Thursday.

Malaria kills 45 times more in India than current estimates

Last Updated: Friday, February 03, 2012, 17:30

Deaths from the mosquito-borne disease in India could be more than 45 times higher than what is currently estimated.

Thirty-eight new dengue cases in Delhi, total affected 710

Last Updated: Thursday, November 12, 2009, 16:02

Delhi reported 38 new dengue cases Thursday, taking the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the capital to 710, health officials said.