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Last updated: Aug 23 2017 03:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A herb that comes in handy in fighting dengue 23.8.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
When dengue fever is alarmingly spreading in the State and the cost for its treatment escalating, many in Hyderabad Karnataka have found their own way to treat it. Tinospora cordifolia, a medicinal pl...
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1,927 suspected cases of dengue 23.8.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Kalaburagi district reports 474 positive cases
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India grants Pfizer patent on pneumonia vaccine 22.8.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
It's a big victory for the US drugmaker in a market that has largest number of pneumonia cases
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Health department chlorinates 72439 drinking water sources in Kozhikode 22.8.2017 TOI: Cities
The district health authorities have chlorinated 72,439 drinking water sources in the district besides conducting food hygiene inspections at 1531 licensed food establishments including restaurants.
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7 dead, over 1,500 affected by dengue in Peshawar 22.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Seven persons have been killed and over 1,500 affected by the dengue virus in Pakistan's Peshawar, according to statistics released by the authorities on Tuesday.
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UN health agency rushes to prevent malaria, cholera outbreaks in flood-hit Sierra Leone 22.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK, 21 August 2017 : The United Nations health agency is working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as malaria and cholera in the wake of last week's mudslides and flooding in the country's capital, Freetown.
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Gorakhpur and after 22.8.2017 HBL: Editorial
After such a tragedy, India’s chronic healthcare lapses should get top priority
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Statins may help combat typhoid, malaria 22.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Besides lowering cholesterol levels, drugs such as statins or Ezetimibe may one day prove to be effective in providing protection against infectious diseases, including typhoid fever, chlamydia and malaria, researchers have found.
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12-yr-old boy is Delhi's 1st dengue fatality this yr 22.8.2017 TOI: Home
A 12-year-old boy from south Delhi has become the city's first dengue fatality this year.
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Dengue claims first life in Delhi this season, 325 hit 22.8.2017 DNA: India
The Delhi authorities on Monday confirmed the first reported dengue death in the capital this year. Civic officials have identified the deceased as 12-year-old Nitish Kumar, a resident of Safdarjung development area in the city, who died of ‘dengue shock syndrome’ on August 1, 36 hours after he was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. According to the municipal report, 325 people have been affected by the vector-borne disease this monsoon season in Delhi alone. “The patient was brought to us 4-5 days after he was infected. He had the dengue shock syndrome and his blood pressure was not recordable. There was fluid collection in his chest and abdomen,” said Dr Anil Sachdeva, paediatrician, Sir Gangaram Hospital.  “Kumar hailed from Bihar,” said South Delhi Mayor, Kamaljeet Sehrawat. Of the total 657 dengue cases reported this year, 325 have been in Delhi and 332 from other ...
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12-year-old boy first victim of dengue in city 22.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Nitish was admitted to hospital on July 30 and died due to dengue haemorrhagic fever on August 1
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‘Urgent need to strengthen peripheral health institutions’ 22.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
To avoid crowding of tertiary care facilities: Health Secretary
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NMMC targets breeding spots of mosquitoes 22.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Navi Mumbai: With a few days left for the Ganesh festival, the health department of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) is taking all measures to check mosquito breeding in the pandals. “We l...
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Ghana's security personnel get free health screening 21.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Accra, Aug 21 (IANS/MAP) A medical clinic in Ghana's capital organised a free health screening and medication exercise for police and military officers as part of its corporate social responsibility effort.
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Odisha swine flu toll rises to 19 21.8.2017 DNA: Health
The death toll in swine flu mounted to 19 in Odisha today with three persons succumbing to the H1N1 virus.
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Bengal records 100 dengue cases 21.8.2017 Hindu: News
At least 100 cases dengue have been reported from West Bengal’s Birbhum district.“We have received reports of at least 100 cases of dengue since July 23. While about 60 of these cases are from the Dub...
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Dengue death: MCD reports 1st case as 12-year-old dies in Delhi 21.8.2017 News
12-year-old boy dies of dengue, first fatality in Delhi: MCD
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First death in capital due to dengue 21.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , August 21 : Delhi reported its first death of the year because of dengue after a 12-year-old boy died on Monday.
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12-year-old season's first dengue fatality in Delhi; cases reach 657 21.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A 12-year old boy has become the season's first victim to succumb to dengue in the national capital, while the total number of cases, as of Aug 19, have reached 657, according to the data released by civic bodies on Monday.
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Centre recommends measures to states to beef up healthcare 21.8.2017 DNA: Health
At a recently held review meeting of the National Health Mission (NHM), Union Health Secretary C K Mishra emphasised on the need for newborn-care units (SNCUs) and urged the states to focus on labour room protocols.
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