User: arghyam Topic: Water
Category: Chikungunya
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Punjab saw maximum swine flu deaths in 2016 28.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Punjab reported the second highest dengue cases in the country last year and accounted for the most swine flu deaths, according to the National Health Profile-2017 released by central bureau of health intelligence.
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High Court seeks report on dengue deaths, chikungunya 28.7.2017 Hindu: National
Health Secretary told to file a report by August 16
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Master plan to tackle vector-borne diseases 26.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Master plan to tackle vector-borne diseases
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A new vaccine is promising to advance the frontier of eliminating malaria 26.7.2017 All International Stories
The vaccine could help eradicate malaria related cases and deaths
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Waste mismanagement leaves Kodagu battling with vector-borne diseases 25.7.2017 deccanherald.com
A sudden surge in the number of vector-borne diseases like dengue, chikungunya and malaria in Kodagu district has caught the health department unawares. As compared to last year, the number of dengue cases in the district has gone up. In addition, 11 H1N1 cases too have been reported in the district. In spite of the health department initiating precautionary measures, the number of dengue cases in Kushalnagar in Somwarpet taluk has increased. A total of 72 dengue cases were reported in the district in 2016. This year till July 24 from January, 153 cases have been reported. Every year, dengue cases were reported in Karike in Madikeri taluk owing to the rainwater stagnation which was typically high in the rubber plantations in Karike. Health officials state that this year however, the increase in dengue cases in Kushalnagar was due to a lack of scientific disposal of waste in North Kodagu. The number of patients who are getting admitted to hospitals in Madikeri have also increased. In spite of an increase ...
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Awareness drive soon for dengue, chikungunya in Delhi 25.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Delhi government will launch a campaign from August 1 to make people aware about vector-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday.
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Delhi govt to launch campaign on dengue, malaria prevention 25.7.2017 DNA: Health
In the backdrop of rising number of cases of malaria, chikungunya and dengue, the Delhi government has decided to launch a major campaign to raise awareness among people about methods of prevention.
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Chikungunya spreads out in Bangladesh 25.7.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Chikungunya spreads out in Bangladesh
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Delhi records sharp rise in dengue, chikungunya cases 25.7.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Doctors say numbers may swell further; residents advised to guard against fever
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List steps taken to fight diseases: NGT 25.7.2017 Hindu: Delhi
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday granted a week to the Delhi government to file a compliance report on the steps taken by it to tackle deadly diseases like dengue and chikungunya.A Bench he...
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Dengue cases climb to 180; malaria at 230 and chikungunya 195 24.7.2017 DNA: Health
At least 30 fresh cases of dengue were reported last week, taking the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city this year to 180, a municipal report released today said.
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Spurt in dengue cases in Kolar 24.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
The number of people affected by dengue and chikungunya in Kolar is on the rise. The vector-borne infections have been reported from most of the 35 wards in the city. Many residents are flocking gover...
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Move docs away from Delhi Secretariat into hosps: L-G 23.7.2017 DNA: Opinion
In the wake of rising cases of dengue and chikungunya in Delhi, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has shot off a letter to the Delhi government asking them not to deploy doctors, para-medical and non-medical staff in the Delhi Secretariat and other government offices. In his letter to Chief Secretary MM Kutty and Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain, the L-G also asked for an action-taken report to be submitted within two weeks. "Considering the current need to gear up our health infrastructure to meet the challenges of rising cases of dengue, chikungunya and other vector-borne diseases, it would be desirable to look into this matter urgently and repatriate all such staff to their respective institutions," the L-G said in his letter dated July 20. Sources in the health department feel that the move has been aimed at shifting qualified doctors back to the hospitals who have been given administrative jobs. "The main job of the doctor is to treat patients and not to pass orders. He should be ideally sitting ...
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Study to map infections launched 22.7.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
We are going to see emergence of new pathogens and we need to be prepared, says ICMR chief
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This monsoon, adopt precaution to keep mosquitoes at bay with these apps 22.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi , July 22 : With the monsoon going on, the threat of dengue is looming large and people are adopting all types of measures to ward off mosquitoes. Every year, as the monsoon begins to wane, it stirs up an old scourge: dengue fever.
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This monsoon, adopt precaution to keep mosquitoes at bay 22.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
With the monsoon going on, the threat of dengue is looming large and people are adopting all types of measures to ward off mosquitoes.
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Gear up for rise in vector-borne diseases, warn city doctors 20.7.2017 Hindu: News
Peak season of vector-borne diseases starts from mid-July and continues till the end of November, says health official
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Politicians bicker as civic issues continue to bother Delhiites 19.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Indian population, carrier of hepatitis B: Study 18.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi , July 18 : Viral hepatitis is inflammation and damage of the liver by viruses , most commonly hepatotrophic (predominantly with an affinity for attacking the liver - Hepatitis A , B , C , D , E ) or non hepatotrophic viruses (Generalized involvement of human body with liver as a target tissue seen with Dengue virus , Chikungunya etc.).
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Rain pain: Water, vector-borne diseases on rise 18.7.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Watch out! Monsoon has brought its share of travails and the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) fears a rise in both vector- and water-borne diseases. According to health experts in the civic body, there is a likelihood of fresh cases of dengue and malaria as mosquitoes get new breeding grounds. Water-borne diseases are also likely to see a spike, said Dr Bhavin Solanki, in-charge medical officer of health. “Humidity has led to an outbreak in swine flu cases. Last week, a patient with H1N1 died. This takes the total fatalities owing to swine flu this year to 16,” added Solanki. A total 379 cases of swine flu have been reported till July 15, out of malaria accounts for 369. Last week, the first chikungunya case of the month was reported and four new dengue cases were reported too. Totally, three cases of falciparum, six cases of dengue and one case of chikungunya have been reported this month, till July 15. Dengue cases have decreased compared to the corresponding period last year. In July 2016, 102 ...
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