Kyasanur Forest Disease

Karnataka health minister blames 2018 state polls for monkey fever outbreak

KFD is a tick-borne viral hemorrhagic fever. The infection, which starts with high fever and body ache, results in haemorrhage, similar to that in dengue.

Feb 07, 2019, 17:25 PM IST

Monkey fever claims woman's life in Goa - What you need to know about this condition

Monkey fever, also known as Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD), is a tick-borne viral hemorrhagic fever endemic to South Asia.

Apr 25, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Goa villagers refuse vaccination against killer disease

 Goa state health authorities are despaired at refusal of residents of a village to get themselves vaccinated against a rare disease which spreads from monkeys and has caused nine deaths over the last few months.

May 20, 2015, 21:19 PM IST