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Category: Chikungunya
Last updated: Apr 30 2017 09:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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L-G visits hosp to check dengue preparedness 30.4.2017 DNA: Popular News
The spike in cases of dengue and chikungunya in Delhi have put the authorities on alert. Government hospitals in Delhi have initiated training of medical practitioners, wards have been dedicated for patients and a complete check is being conducted on the overall hygiene of the hospitals. "This time we are one step ahead. All doctors have been trained on how to deal with patients. The medical staff has also been sensitised. As the cases have begun to come in early, we are taking all preventive measures necessary to deal with this menace," said Dr Punita Mahajan, medical superintendent, Baba Saheb Ambedkar hospital. Delhi so far has reported 27 cases of dengue and 79 of chikungunya. The season for the vector-borne diseases mostly begins from mid July and generally lasts till November-end. "This year all the guidelines have been issued early unlike previous years. The hospitals have been told to work on the capacity building of the doctors. All medical staff should be trained to treat patients with dengue ...
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Lt. Governor visits Lok Nayak Hospital to review health facilities 30.4.2017 New Kerala: India News
Lt. Governor visits Lok Nayak Hospital to review health facilities
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Lt. Governor visits Lok Nayak Hospital to review health facilities 30.4.2017 DNA: Health
Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal on Saturday visited Govind Ballabh Pant Engineering College, Lok Nayak Hospital and Guru Nanak Eye Centre to review the health facilities at the hospitals.
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Prepare for chikungunya, dengue outbreak: L-G tells hospitals 29.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Baijal inspects hospitals, tells them to keep beds ready
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Keep beds ready for dengue and chikungunya patients: Baijal 29.4.2017 DNA: Health
Lt Governor Anil Baijal today directed Delhi's LNJP Hospital to keep beds ready for dengue and chikungunya patients in the event of an outbreak of the vector-borne diseases in the city.
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Is dengue vaccine a way out? Debate still on 29.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Is dengue vaccine a way out? Debate still on
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AIIMS symposium to deliberate upon dengue vaccine in India 28.4.2017 DNA: Health
A symposium by AIIMS in collaboration with France will deliberate upon launching clinical trials to establish the safety and efficacy of dengue vaccine in India.
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mcd election results: BJP’s plan: Cleaning mess, mosquitoes | Delhi News - Times of India 28.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
mcd election results: BJP’s plan: Cleaning mess, mosquitoes | Delhi News - Times of India
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Delhi govt gears up to prevent dengue, chikungunya outbreak 27.4.2017 DNA: Health
The Delhi government has ordered inspection of construction sites and its residential colonies here to check breeding grounds for mosquitoes as it gears up to prevent possible outbreak of dengue and chikungunya.
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BJP triumphant, AAP defiant: MCD results prove it is Modi wave not EVM wave 27.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) amassed an impressive tally in the crucial Delhi MCD elections 2017
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It’s an EVM wave, not Narendra Modi wave: AAP 27.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
It’s an EVM wave, not Narendra Modi wave: AAP
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BJP's Delhi win will send a message to Gujarat, Himachal 27.4.2017 Rediff: News
The emphatic victory in all three municipal corporations in Delhi will enthuse the party to keep its winning trajectory for the next polls, reports Sahil Makkar.
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It's Modi all the way: BJP victory in Delhi MCD polls crushes AAP's hope 27.4.2017 News
Winner might now try to force early Assembly elections in Delhi
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MCD Election Results 2017: BJP victory crushes AAP hope 27.4.2017 Latest News
Winner might now try to force early Assembly elections in Delhi
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Willing to sit with Kejriwal to discuss betterment of Delhi: Tiwari 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday said the people of Delhi have rejected the "politics of lies and negativity" by handing the party victory in the civic polls and said he was willing to sit and discuss with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal how to work towards the development of Delhi.
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BJP set to sweep Delhi civic polls, AAP alleges EVM tampering (Afternoon Lead) 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Riding on a Modi wave, the BJP was on Wednesday headed for a clean sweep of the Delhi civic polls and was set to retain the three municipal corporations for the third term in a row, as predicted in exit polls. The AAP has alleged widespread tampering of EVMs in favour of the BJP.
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SDMC focus on schools, offices in fight against mosquitoes 26.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
SDMC focus on schools, offices in fight against mosquitoes
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HC seeks answers on dengue preparedness 26.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
HC seeks answers on dengue preparedness
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South civic body issues advisory to control mosquito menace 26.4.2017 DNA: Mumbai
In view of last year's massive outbreak of chikungunya in the Capital, the Municipal Corporations of Delhi are taking preventive measures well in advance. On Tuesday, the south civic body issued an advisory, calling upon educational institutions, workplaces, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs), and market associations to not allow water to stagnate in their respective areas. As many as 79 cases of chikungunya have been reported in the Capital, till now. Generally considered a non-fatal disease, chikungunya is caused by a virus. The season for vector-borne diseases in Delhi starts from mid-July and generally lasts till November-end. According to the report prepared by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), a total of 24 cases of dengue have been reported this season till now. The number, however, was restricted to only seven last year. Stressing on the need to eliminate mosquitoes, South Corporation Commissioner P K Goel said: "Since there is no specific treatment for dengue and chikungunya, ...
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Ahead of MCD poll results, Jamia Nagar hopes for a dengue-free season 26.4.2017 DNA: Popular News
Ahead of the municipal election results, the residents of south-east Delhi's Jamia Nagar are hoping for a dengue-free season this year. The locality had witnessed several dengue and chikungunya cases last year, with as many as 10 people dying as a result. "We do not know who will win the election on Wednesday but we hope they do something concrete to clear the filth spread in the locality," resident Sameer Choudhary said. Echoing his sentiment, Rahiba Begum, another resident, said: "The municipal body has done nothing to clean the filth in our area, which led to widespread mosquito breeding last year. This year again, the mosquito menace is looming large over us," she said, adding that the problem will not be solved unless the overflowing landfills in the area are taken care of. "One can even see carcasses of stray dogs in these landfills," Danista Begum said. She lost her 13-year-old niece to chikungunya last year. Another landfill is located close to a MCD school in the area. "How do we save our ...
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