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Deworming Day

34 crore children to be administered deworming tablets on February 10; Check out key facts about worm infestations

Launched in 2005, India observes National Deworming Day annually on February 10 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Feb 09, 2017, 19:21 PM IST

250 students taken ill after taking deworming tablets in Tripura

About 250 students of different schools of Kadamtala block were administered deworming tablets this afternoon as part of National Deworming Day programme. However, many students complained of pain in abdomen and respiratory trouble after consuming the tablets.

Aug 11, 2016, 09:43 AM IST