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Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Malaria
Last updated: Jan 11 2020 09:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Nambol Bora Festival begins 11.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Nambol Bora Festival begins
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Stay safe this monsoon 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
It’s been a bit since the rains have hit our city and the clouds have been generous so far. So did you soak yourself in the first showers of these monsoons? Or take a stroll down your lane and let the pleasant breeze hit your face? The sudden change in weather that this season brings is always welcome; specially post the scorching summer heat. But while the monsoon comes as an awaited season round the year, it is also a fertile one for most germs and diseases to spread. With a few precautions, you can enjoy a healthy monsoon.  Watch the water: Come rains and water borne diseases are always on a surge. Boil or filter it, but ensure that you consume water that is absolutely clean. Prevent the purchase of water from outside, however, if it is essential pick up packaged drinking water only. “It is important to clean your filter often. Majority of the people never do this,” says Mumbai based physician Dr. Jay Vora. A heavy downpour leads to water that often remains stagnant and becomes a breeding ground for ...
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Dengue threat; Health Officers sensitized 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhilai, (CNS) The change is season has created favorable atmosphere for outbreak of dengue and other seasonal diseases. After suffering a major tragedy last year, the administration and health department are leaving no stone unturned to avert outbreak of such diseases this year. Two of the suspected cases of dengue are recuperating at JLN Hospital in Sector 9. With dengue threat looming large in the district, the district administration, on Thursday, conducted a meeting of the Health Officers for sensitizing them over the issue. During this day-long training session, the officers were detailed about the ways of preventing the outbreak of dengue and measures that are to be taken for protection from this disease. Programme Officer Dr Khemraj Sonwani stated that cleanliness plays a vital role in keeping dengue away. Training Officer Dr Jain detailed the officers regarding the precautions for preventing the dengue, malaria and other diseases. Doctors of all the sub-health centers of the district attended ...
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353 acute encephalitis syndrome deaths in State till Dec 24 this year 26.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
353 acute encephalitis syndrome deaths in State till Dec 24 this year
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Chemically treated mosquito nets to fight Malaria 9.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
Chemically treated mosquito nets to fight Malaria
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The secret world of mosquitoes reveals their larger role in our environment 4.12.2019 Scroll.in
Sourcing honeydew from ant vomit to building unique homes in pitcher plants – there may be more to the bugs’ lives than meets the eye.
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Climate change hits health, yet funds lacking: WHO 3.12.2019 Reuters: Top News
Climate change is harming human health as more people suffer from heat stress, extreme weather and mosquito-borne diseases including malaria, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
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Manipur To Achieve "Zero Malaria Status" By 2021: Governor 28.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Manipur Governor Dr Najma Heptulla on Friday expressed optimism that the state will be the first to achieve the "zero malaria status" in the country by 2021, nine years ahead of the national target of...
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Dengue breaks all records, 70 patients found in one day 26.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The dengue has broken all records in the city. As many as 70 patients were identified in a single day, which has made the situation alarming. BMC Malaria squad under the supervision of BMC health officials is taking action and keeping a regular check of dengue larva at respective locations. On Sunday, under the […]
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Homemade Soup May Help Fight Off Malaria, Reveals Study 20.11.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
The researchers from Imperial College London with school children test their traditional family soup broth recipes that originated from countries in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.
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Minister conducts dengue larvae survey 19.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Residents were angry after seeing the health minister who was conducting inspection of sanitation arrangements in the city in view of rising vector-borne diseases. People said cleanliness is not done, diseases are spread by mosquitoes in Bhopal as dengue and chikungunya have become uncontrollable. The situation is that many other departments, including health deployed […]
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Assam Rifle inaugurates vocational training centre and distributes solar power systems 18.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Assam Rifle inaugurates vocational training centre and distributes solar power systems
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16-Year-Old Suspected To Be Suffering From Dengue Dies In Delhi: Report 11.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A 16-year-old girl, suspected to be suffering from dengue, has died in Delhi, officials and hospital sources said on Sunday.
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Dengue Cases In Delhi Cross 1000-Mark, Over 200 Fresh Cases In A Week 5.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Dengue cases have spiked in the national capital in the last one week, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this year in the city to over 1,000, according to civic...
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Delhi air turns 'Hazardous' 28.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Delhi air turns 'Hazardous'
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Delhi Records Over 800 Dengue Cases, Minister Says Lowest In 5 Years 28.10.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Over 830 people have been diagnosed with dengue in the national capital region this year, with last week alone recording 189 cases of the vector-borne disease, a municipal report released on Monday...
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NCC combined annual training concludes 26.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
NCC combined annual training concludes
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Watch: Will these (controversial) genetically modified mosquitoes eradicate malaria some day? 22.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hopes to cure malaria through mosquitoes designed to destroy their malaria-carrying counterparts.
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Watch: Scientists have worked out how the malaria parasite ‘jumped from gorillas to humans’ 16.10.2019 Scroll.in
A particular gene called RH5 was found to be central to the study because it is ‘absolutely essential to allow a parasite to invade red blood cells’.
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India’s fight against anaemia is picking up pace 7.10.2019 Scroll.in
But states have to do more.
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