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Category: Chikungunya
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Dengue reduced to a “common” viral disease in Bengaluru 25.9.2017 Citizen Matters
With improved reporting mechanisms, the official number of people getting affected with dengue is nearing the real numbers. Meanwhile, fatality of dengue fever has decreased, according to doctors. ...
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Villagers resume protest against garbage dumping 23.9.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The residents of villages in Bytarayanapura Assembly constituency blocked road in Bellahalli by blocking roads on Saturday, protesting dumping of garbage. The residents of Mittaganahalli, Kannur, Kogilu Layout, Bella Halli, Srinivasapura, Sathanuru, Bandehosuru and Chikka gubbi took part in the protest. They complained of increasing cases of dengue, chikungunya, malaria and skin diseases due to dumping of garbage. "We have been protesting against this dumping since a long time. We have also requested the government to solve this problem. In June, the BBMP officials had said that the issue will be solved within three months, but have not done anything so far. Hence we have resumed our protest," a resident said. Padmanabha Reddy, leader of the Opposition in BBMP council said that stink emanating from garbage dump pervades villages and they were compelled to shift from the place. He said that the BBMP should find an alternative place for dumping garbage. Muneendra Kumar, BBMP member said leachate from ...
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Super malaria spreading in Southeast Asia at alarming rate: Scientists 23.9.2017 News
About 212 million people are infected with malaria each year
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Pakistani refugee held for molesting teen 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) Police on Wednesday said they had arrested a Pakistani asylum-seeker in central Italy accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.
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Intercepted mafia initiation rituals lead to 50 arrests 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) Police held 50 suspects in Italy's south on Wednesday after they were overheard using phrases typical of the Puglia mafia or Sacra Colonna's initiation rites during wiretapped phone conversations.
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Send waste disposal draft by-laws to L-G: Delhi High Court to govt 20.9.2017 DNA: Popular News
The Delhi High Court (HC) on Tuesday gave a go-ahead for a set of draft by-laws on waste disposal, which include user fees for municipal services, among other things. A Bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Harishankar directed the counsel for Delhi government to send the by-laws to Lieutenant-Governor (LG) Anil Baijal for immediate notification. The by-laws, which have been framed by local authorities and environmental experts, provide for enforcing segregation of waste from houses and residential societies, strengthening of waste collection, storage, transportation, and processing systems and imposing of penalties for littering or violating rules. The by-laws were framed on the orders of court experts working for environment, such as Sunita Narain, Almitra Patel, and M C Mehta, who had said that the major challenge faced in solid waste management was the lack of such provisions. The court was looking into the issue of solid waste management as it was of the view that garbage and lack ...
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Dengue, chikungunya awareness drives 18.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
MLAs give prevention tips to residents
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Govt to carry out inspections to prevent mosquito breeding 16.9.2017 Hindu: News
To spread awareness over vector-borne diseases
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Two new cases of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus near Rome testo 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Latina (Italy), Sep 15 (IANS/AKI) Local health authorities on Friday confirmed two new cases and reported two suspected cases of the painful, mosquito-borne illness chikungunya in Italy's Lazio region.
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Mexico asks US to find solution for DACA immigrants 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto asked the US to find a permanent solution for the beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, most of which are of Mexican origin.
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In the grip of fever, Bengaluru now sees a spurt in gastroenteritis cases 13.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Although there is no outbreak so far, doctors say the number of enteric illness cases is rising by the day
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L-G for intensive campaign against vector-borne diseases 13.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal chaired the fifth review meeting to discuss measures to contain spread of dengue, chikungunya and seasonal influenza H1N1 or swine flu, here on Tuesday. The L-G directe...
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Swine Flu cases decline in Delhi 12.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Swine Flu cases have declined during the past one week in the national capital, an official statement from the Lieutenant Governor's office said on Tuesday.
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Shri Shripad Naik inaugurates Regional Research Institute of Homoeopathy in Agartala 11.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Naik has urged Homeopathic researchers to contribute and help the Government in the management of epidemics like Dengue, Chikungunya, Malaria and Swine Flu as the contribution of Homeopathy in controlling epidemics is well known in the past.
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'1,730 dengue, 423 chikungunya cases so far in Delhi' 11.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A total of 1,730 dengue and 432 chikungunya cases have been reported in the national capital so far, according to the civic agencies on Monday.
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Sanjay Kumar, the man who keeps Delhi safe from mosquitoes 8.9.2017 Most Popular
Kumar and his friends, as Domestic Breeding Checkers, destroy breeding hotspots, educate residents
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3.1 mn children in India didn't get measles vaccination in 2016: WHO 7.9.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
90% of unvaccinated children in Southeast Asia come from India and Indonesia, the report suggests
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Ahead of PM visit, state sickness in focus 6.9.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Mosquito menace in Delhi: Dengue cases cross 1000 mark, 524 of malaria 5.9.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Of the 1,185 cases, 604 affected people were residents of Delhi
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After terrible Tuesday’s downpour, Mumbai experiences a spike in monsoon diseases 4.9.2017 TOI: All Headlines
After terrible Tuesday’s downpour, Mumbai experiences a spike in monsoon diseases
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