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Unidentified disease kills three kids in 7 days at riot-displaced village 3.9.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Unidentified disease kills three kids in 7 days at riot-displaced village
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North MCD short of staff to fight dengue 3.9.2015 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
Even as North Delhi is worst-hit by dengue fever, registering 352 cases out of total 831 cases recorded in Delhi, more than half of the positions of supervisory staff of dengue prevention team in the North Delhi Municipal Corporation is lying vacant. According to a report by the civic agencys health department, out of total 129 positions of malaria inspector and 378 assistant malaria inspector, 63 and 196 are unfilled respectively. Similarly, out of the six assigned positions of assistant malaria officer, five are vacant. Moreover, only one sub-malaria inspector and two epidemiologists are currently working against the total strength of 15 and six respectively. North Delhi has registered the highest number of dengue cases compared to other areas so far. Even the two reported deaths due to dengue have taken place in the areas under the jurisdiction of North Delhi Municipal Corporation. The supervisory staff is involved in keeping a check on the spots identified as active mosquito breeding sites. Besides ...
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‘Corporation not doing enough’ 3.9.2015 Hindu: Cities
Measures to stop mosquito breeding and prevent the spread of dengue and malaria this monsoon seem to be inadequate as the number of cases continue to rise. The Opposition Congress in the North Delh...
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Jal Jangal Jameen column to be inaugurated soon 3.9.2015 Hindu: National
The ‘Jal Jangal Jameen’ column at Jodeghat in Kerameri mandal is almost complete and is likely to be inaugurated during the martyrdom anniversary of Gond martyr Kumram Bheem slated to be observed o...
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Dengue sting worst in Noida sectors with poor upkeep 3.9.2015 Noida - City - The Times of India
The number of people suffering from viral fever and showing symptoms of malaria and dengue is increasing by the day in Gautam Budh Nagar, and most of them are being reported from sectors that have poor hygiene and sanitation.
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Bad roads, potholes biggest culprits in dengue menace 3.9.2015 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
Potholed roads where rainwater hasn't drained and poorly maintained water tanks have become a major breeding ground for dengue and malaria causing mosquitoes in the city.
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Seasonal woes: 90 pc patients in OPDs have viral infections 2.9.2015 deccanherald.com
Around 90 per cent of the patients at Outdoor Patient Department (OPD) at government hospitals in the national capital are suffering from viral infections, said doctors. This trend will continue till October end, experts said. The trend is similar for both adults and children across hospitals. "In 90 per cent of the OPD cases, patients are suffering from viral infections. This is almost a 400 per cent increase compared to the lean season," said Dr Alok Agarwal, paediatric head, Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital. "Most children are suffering from severe cold and cough besides fever. Children who are admitted due to unknown reasons are suffering from malaria and dengue in some cases," Dr Agarwal said. The common symptoms of a viral infection are fever, fatigue, headache, cough and sore throat. "During this season, most people are suffering from viral infections. One should immediately see a doctor if the fever does not subside for over five days. One should also check with a doctor if he is running out of ...
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Thrissur reels under fever pitch 2.9.2015 Hindu: News
Increase in incidence of epidemics in the district worry healthy authorities
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268 dengue patients in Punjab: officials 2.9.2015 Hindu: Delhi
At least 268 positive dengue cases have been reported so far in Punjab this season, a senior health official said here on Tuesday.“Till date, 1068 suspected cases were found in Punjab out of...
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Love in times of conflict 1.9.2015 Asian Age: Books
Anand ranganathan, author Battling to find a breakthrough in treating tuberculosis and malaria would be a challenge enough for many, but not for Anand Ranganathan. A Cambridge educated research scholar working on creating cutting edge medicines, Anand is also an author and has already published his second book titled For Love And Honour. His first book The Land of the Wilted Rose didn’t top the bestseller lists, but refusing to be deterred by a false start, Anand is back now with a romantic tale set in the backdrop of what he considers to be one of the darkest hours of Independent India — the Mizo uprising. Describing himself as an adventurous soul, Anand says, “Writing was sudden — no other way to describe it. I still remember the exact moment — it was back in 2006. I clicked on an open Word window on my computer and wrote a page. Later, I realised that the sentences had formed already in my mind a while ago — I had just transferred them. A page turned into a chapter and a chapter into a book. In four ...
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Love in times of conflict 1.9.2015 Asian Age: Books
Anand ranganathan, author Battling to find a breakthrough in treating tuberculosis and malaria would be a challenge enough for many, but not for Anand Ranganathan. A Cambridge educated research scholar working on creating cutting edge medicines, Anand is also an author and has already published his second book titled For Love And Honour. His first book The Land of the Wilted Rose didn’t top the bestseller lists, but refusing to be deterred by a false start, Anand is back now with a romantic tale set in the backdrop of what he considers to be one of the darkest hours of Independent India — the Mizo uprising. Describing himself as an adventurous soul, Anand says, “Writing was sudden — no other way to describe it. I still remember the exact moment — it was back in 2006. I clicked on an open Word window on my computer and wrote a page. Later, I realised that the sentences had formed already in my mind a while ago — I had just transferred them. A page turned into a chapter and a chapter into a book. In four ...
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Dengue relapse is bad news 1.9.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Dengue relapse is bad news
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Delhi sees 300 dengue cases in just one week 1.9.2015 deccanherald.com
Over 300 cases of dengue were reported in the past week with the total number of cases climbing to 831 cases this season. August alone has reported 778 cases. The data compiled this season is till August 29. Till now, NorthDelhi MunicipalCorporation has recorded the highest number of cases at 320 with 114 cases reported last week. South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has recorded 220 while East Delhi MunicipalCorporation has seen 73 cases. Narela and Najafgarh have reported 30 cases each last week. Malaria cases have also shown a rise with 29 cases this season. This month 10 malaria cases were recorded, according to data released by the SDMC. Hospitals across the city have reported a steep rise in admission cases of patients suffering from dengue infection. The Delhi government had issued a notification instructing hospitals to press more employees into service in the tertiary care hospitals. The dengue cases reported in August has hit an all-time at 778 high since 2010 when 885 cases were reported ...
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Dengue relapse is bad news 1.9.2015 Hindu: Home
The city reported 301 new dengue cases last week, with doctors now warning that people who suffered from dengue last year must take additional precautions because a second attack may b...
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Mosquitoes keep corpn on its toes 1.9.2015 TOI: Chennai
Monsoon approaches and with it fears of mosquitoes wreck ing havoc in the city. Corporation of Chennai has begun an awareness programme to prevent an outbreak of vectorand water-borne ...
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Dengue claims first victim in Ghaziabad 1.9.2015 Noida - City - The Times of India
Dengue claimed its first victim in the city with the death of a 64-year-old woman.The woman was admitted to a private hospital last Sunday and she died on Monday.
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Chennai Corporation councillors discuss monsoon preparedness 31.8.2015 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
The Chennai Corporation council headed by mayor Saidai S Duraisamy met on Monday afternoon and passed 76 resolutions. This included welfare measures, development and routine civic ...
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Can genetically-modified mosquitoes help wipe out dengue? 31.8.2015 News
Of all disease-transmitting insects, the mosquito probably has caused the most human suffering, more than any other organism, spreading malaria, dengue and yellow fever, which together have been responsible for several million deaths and hundreds of ...
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UN sets deadline to eradicate big 3 31.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
UN sets deadline to eradicate big 3
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Congress activists stage rasta roko in Adilabad 31.8.2015 Hindu: News
The Congressmen in Adilabad on Sunday staged a rasta roko near NTR Chowk denouncing the Central government’s attitude in shielding erring Ministers. They demanded sacking of Union Minister Sushma S...
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