User: arghyam Topic: Water
Category: Chikungunya
Last updated: Mar 24 2017 07:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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40% of posts lie vacant in MCD health centres 24.3.2017 DNA: Top News
Twenty-five-year-old Anita still remembers an ordeal from last year. She spent four days on a bench of the municipal primary health centre in southwest Delhi's Uttam Nagar before she was informed that her seven-year-old daughter's high fever was actually dengue. For the first two days, the rush of patients was so much that she had to return home with a pill to control the fever. She was lucky to get an appointment with the doctor, who suggested a blood test. Finally, the test report revealed that her daughter tested positive for dengue following which she was admitted. Anita's is not the only case. This is the story of hundreds of patients across the national capital, as the three corporations have failed to handle the fever crisis owing to a shortage of staff and basic amenities. Almost 40 per cent of posts in the health department across the three BJP-ruled municipal corporations — north, south and east — have been lying vacant, even as the city was hit by the worst outbreak of mosquito-borne diseases ...
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L-G tells cops to publicise app 24.3.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Reviews city’s preparation for combating chikungunya and dengue
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Initiate SOPs for prevention of vector-borne diseases: LG 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday directed that Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) be put in place for preventing vector-borne dengue and chikungunya diseases in Delhi.
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BJP turned civic bodies into dens of corruption: AAP 23.3.2017 Education
The AAP on Thursday accused the BJP of turning the three civic bodies in Delhi into "dens of corruption" and turning the national capital into a "garbage dump".
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LG holds review meet on dengue, chikungunya preps in Delhi 23.3.2017 DNA: Health
Lt Governor Anil Baijal today held a review meeting with the three municipal commissioners on preparations for combating vector-borne diseases in the city.
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Smartphone app may detect Zika, dengue in 30 minutes 21.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
This makes rapid testing unrealistic for limited-resource clinics in developing countries where the viruses are prevalent.
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Now, an app to detect Zika, dengue, chikungunya within 30 21.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Detecting a mosquito-borne illness will be as easy as clicking a smartphone app ?
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Now, an app to detect Zika, dengue, chikungunya within 30 minutes 21.3.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Now, an app to detect Zika, dengue, chikungunya within 30 minutes
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Smartphone app to detect Zika, dengue in 30 minutes 21.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers including one of Indian origin have developed a smartphone-controlled, battery-operated diagnostic device that costs as little as $100 and claims to detect Zika, dengue and chikungunya within 30 minutes.
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Smartphone app to detect Zika, dengue in 30 minutes 21.3.2017 Sify Finance
Researchers including one of Indian origin have developed a smartphone-controlled, battery-operated diagnostic device that costs as little as $100 and claims to detect Zika, dengue and chikungunya within 30 minutes.
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'Time to get health services out of ICU' 20.3.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Schools told to identify mosquito-breeding sites 15.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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Zika virus may have adverse effects on heart 11.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The deadly Zika virus, which is already known to cause birth defects and a neurological condition that can lead to paralysis, may have serious adverse effects on the heart, says a study.
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Zika virus may have harmful effect on heart: study 11.3.2017 DNA: Health
In the study of nine adult patients with Zika and no previous history of cardiovascular disease, all but one developed a heart rhythm problem and two-thirds had evidence of heart failure.
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Now, all accident victims to be treated for free in Delhi 10.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Delhi government to provide free treatment to accident victims
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Workshop on vector-borne diseases to prepare early action plan 9.3.2017 DNA: Health
The workshop was organised by the Public Health Department of the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) which tabulates data on these diseases for the national capital.
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Delhi budget for 15% hike in support to local municipal bodies 8.3.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Sisodia announced hiking the payment of guest lecturers from Rs 17,000 to Rs 25,000
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12 new chikungunya cases reported, toll rises to 39 7.3.2017 DNA: Opinion
As many as 12 new chikungunya cases were reported in the national Capital this week, taking the total number of confirmed cases this year to 39. In 2016, in the corresponding months, no cases of the vector-borne disease were reported from Delhi. According to a report by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which tabulates the data on behalf of all the municipal corporations in the Capital, a total of 7,760 chikungunya cases were reported till the end of 2016. Generally considered non-fatal, chikungunya is caused by a virus that has three genotypes — Asian, West African, and East Central South African. In 2006, over 13 lakh suspected cases of chikungunya were reported all over India. In 2016, at least 15 fatalities were reported at various city hospitals due to complications triggered by chikungunya, though the civic bodies have kept the death tally at zero. At least 21 deaths due to dengue were reported in various hospitals, including nine at AIIMS, though the official tally of the SDMC stands ...
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128 cases of waterborne diseases in city 7.3.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Swaraj India has a plan for ‘Saaf Dilli’ 5.3.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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