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Dengue fever

Deshhit: Despite winters, Delhi records fresh dengue cases in December

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest updates. Despite winters, Delhi records fresh dengue cases in December. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 25, 2018, 21:44 PM IST

Shraddha Kapoor says she's recovering well

The "Stree" actress was shooting for Saina Nehwal's biopic when she was diagnosed with dengue fever. 

Oct 05, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

Jaipur witnesses dip in dengue cases, say authorities

Cases of dengue fever have witnessed a significant dip in Jaipur in the last four weeks, claimed city authorities. 

Nov 21, 2017, 14:57 PM IST

Dengue on the rise in Delhi – Common symptoms, preventive measures

Dengue is a viral infection commonly spread by the Aedes mosquito. 

Aug 29, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: Two more succumb to dengue in Coimbatore; one dies of swine flu

A four-year-old girl and a middle-aged woman died of dengue and a man allegedly succumbed to swine flu (A1H1) at the government hospital here, hospital sources said on Thursday.

Aug 03, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

Dengue fever: Know the symptoms, prevention tips

The Aedes Aegypti mosquito is the main vector that transmits the dengue virus.

Jul 27, 2017, 11:27 AM IST

Zika unlikely to get worse due to prior dengue fever, says study

People who are infected by Zika virus after having dengue fever do not appear to become more severely ill than those who have never had dengue

Jul 15, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

Spike in dengue, chikungunya cases: Delhi HC to continue hearing in vector-borne menace matter today

On May 16, the High Court had pulled up the Centre, the Delhi Government and the civic agencies for failing to take appropriate steps in regard to combating the spread of mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and malaria.

May 30, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Scientists a step closer to achieveing total resistance to dengue virus?

Researchers report that mosquitoes carrying dengue virus (DENV) can be genetically engineered, giving an increased resistance to infection by the virus.

Jan 16, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

India's Sun Pharma joins hands with ICGEB to develop dengue vaccine

The vaccine will be targeted against all the four serotypes of dengue virus that cause fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, rash in humans.

Oct 19, 2016, 14:39 PM IST

Chikungunya, dengue outbreak in Delhi: What can you do!

The death toll caused by vector borne diseases has reached 27, which also includes that of a 30-year-old man due to malaria.

Sep 16, 2016, 11:03 AM IST

Immature Platelet Fraction test can help avoid unwanted blood transfusion during dengue!

According to doctors, if the IPF, a modern parameter that measures young and thereby reticulated platelets in peripheral blood, is high then there is no requirement of blood transfusion in a dengue patient even if there were initial indications of its requirement.

Sep 06, 2016, 09:11 AM IST

Dengue, chikungunya cases on the rise: Five deadliest mosquito-borne illnesses you should know!

Till July 28, 9,990 suspected chikungunya cases have been recorded in the country. Also, over 15,000 cases of dengue have been reported across the country this year.

Sep 05, 2016, 11:17 AM IST

Mistaken for dengue, Zika cases may be underestimated

The methodologies currently available to the public health system and private labs and hospitals may also produce false positives for dengue in patients with Zika because the two viruses are so similar.

Sep 01, 2016, 15:10 PM IST

Complications of dengue fever - Are you aware of these?

If severe, dengue can lead to a potentially life threatening condition known as dengue haemorrhagic fever. 

Sep 01, 2016, 10:37 AM IST

Dengue may be fatal for heart patients: Experts

Transmitted by mosquito bite, dengue has become a seasonal epidemic in India. It affects infants, young children and adults with symptoms appearing 3-14 days after the infective bite.

Aug 24, 2016, 08:40 AM IST

Chikungunya outbreak in Delhi: Symptoms, tips to stay safe!

Symptoms of chikungunya virus infection include fever, joint pain, headache, muscle pain, joint swelling, or rash.

Aug 23, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

How to prevent dengue fever - Six effective home remedies!

 There is no specific medication for treatment of a dengue infection, which is transmitted by female mosquitoes mainly of the species Aedes aegypti.

Aug 03, 2016, 10:49 AM IST

Delhi government to set up 300 ''dengue clinics''

The Delhi government will set up 300 'dengue clinics' to tackle dengue cases in the city, as around 40 cases of the vector-borne disease have been reported so far.

Jul 12, 2016, 16:45 PM IST

Bacteria-laden mosquitoes can control Zika

A new breed of mosquitoes laden with bacteria has proven capable of controlling the spread of dengue fever and the Zika virus, said Vietnam's health officials on Monday.

Mar 07, 2016, 20:26 PM IST