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Malaria and Chikungunya show a downward trend but dengue on rise 26.9.2017 DNA: Mumbai
At least 288 fresh cases of dengue were reported by various Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD) in the Capital, last week till September 23, taking the total count of people affected by the disease to 3,109. The number includes 1,465 Delhi residents and 1,644 people from neighbouring states. Besides, the total number of cases of malaria and chikungunya reported till September 23 were 47 and 32, respectively. While the number of chikungunya cases has been relatively less this year — 315 compared to last year's 2,522 — malaria has been showing a slight increase. Last year, 335 cases of malaria were reported by September 23, whereas it has already touched 457 this year. Similarly, 1,692 dengue cases were reported by this time last year, while this year's figure is 1,465. "This year has been a little better than the last year, in terms of the number of cases of vector-borne diseases," said Dr SP Byotra, Head of Medicine, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. "While we still see 8-10 cases of these diseases in a week, ...
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MCD data shows 22% rise in dengue as compared to 2016 26.9.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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894 cases of dengue reported over last week 26.9.2017 dailypioneer
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40 pc jump in dengue cases 26.9.2017 The Tribune
New Delhi, September 25  At least 894 fresh cases of dengue had been reported in the city over the last week, taking the number of the people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 3,109, according to a municipal report released today. The numbers of malaria and chikungunya cases recorded in the city till September 23 stood at 954 and 533 respectively, the report said. The number of dengue cases reported till September 16 was 2,215, marking a rise of over 40 per cent in a week. Of the 3,109 dengue cases, 1,465 affected people were residents of Delhi, while the rest were from other states. Of the 1,465 cases of the Delhi residents, 761 were reported this month. Dengue has claimed one life in the city during the current season of vector-borne diseases so far. The cases of vector-borne diseases are usually reported between mid-July and November-end. The cases of all the three vector-borne diseases were reported much earlier this time. Doctors had attributed this to an early arrival of the ...
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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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Viral fevers grip city, rural areas 22.9.2017 thehansindia3899
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Dengue count reaches 25, malaria 38 in Jalandhar 22.9.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 21 With the dengue cases in Kapurthala reaching as high as 235, in Jalandhar, the number of such cases has reached 25. While the dengue cases in the district have been relatively limited this year so far – compared to the dengue reportage in previous years – along with cases of malaria, chikungunya and jaundice are also being widely reported in the district. So far, as many as 38 cases of malaria, three cases of chikungunya and 20 cases of jaundice have been reported in the district so far. A spate of cases of jaundice are also being reported in Mohalla No.10 of Jalandhar Cantt, where residents report that there have been over 50 cases so far. But health authorities maintain that they have found only 20 cases. Speaking to The Tribune, Ram Kumar, a resident of Mohalla No.10 said, “My son Siddharth is down with dengue for the past many days. Every second house in the locality has some or the other person down with dengue. Over 30 patients a day have been reporting ...
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Milder form of dengue dominant this year: AIIMS 21.9.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Sanjay Nagar residents face sewage overflow woes 21.9.2017 The Tribune
Prince Ashok Bathinda, September 20 Residents of Sanjay Nagar and Bangi Nagar across railway lines are angry with the MCB for not providing a permanent solution to the problem of overflowing sewer lines here. It is common to see sewage stagnating at Sanjay Nagar and Bangi Nagar because of poor construction of sewage chambers and frequent blockage in the pipelines. People face more difficulties during the monsoon as sewage mixed with rainwater overflows from almost all drainage channels and fills pits as the street is covered with layers of sandy subsoil. Residents of the area claimed that they had been lodging complaints with the MC to control the sewage overflow but in vain. Isaram, a resident of Sanjay Nagar, said, “The area is faced with the problem of sewage overflow, increasing chances of outbreak of diseases such as malaria, dengue and chikungunya. I have written to the authorities concerned on several occasions, but each time, my pleas fell on deaf ears.” Vikas Kumar, another resident, said, “In ...
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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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HC accepts draft sanitary waste disposal bye-laws 20.9.2017 PTI: All news
HC accepts draft sanitary waste disposal bye-laws
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Delhi reports 485 fresh dengue cases last week: Civic body 19.9.2017 Metros | The Asian Age
The fresh cases of malaria and chikungunya in the week were 105 and 40, respectively, the report released on Monday stated.
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Dengue, malaria cases spike, chikungunya down: MCD 19.9.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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BMC to launch mobile app for monsoon diseases 19.9.2017 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Dengue cases touch 2,215 in Capital 19.9.2017 dailypioneer
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Dengue, chikungunya awareness drives 18.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
MLAs give prevention tips to residents
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A time bomb ticking away 17.9.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Recognition is famously a passage from ignorance to knowledge” said Amitav Ghosh in The Great Derangement, his recent meditation on how literature has engaged with climate change and its effects. Ghosh laments the absence of substantive engagement by contemporary arts and literature on climate change. One does not have to look too far to see parallels of this neglect. Quick on the heels of the cheer brought about by the announcement of “average to normal monsoon” this year, was the news of heavy rains lashing Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai and other cities. Very soon, the news stories of the
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Govt issues advisory to schools on H1N1 flu 16.9.2017 The Tribune

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, September 15

The government has issued an advisory to schools asking them to spread awareness among students about the symptoms of H1N1 influenza (swine flu) and preventive measures.

Coming Sunday ministers and MLAs along with the Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) will participate in awareness activities in their areas for controlling dengue and chikungunya too, said the government.

“Schools are advised to create awareness in children about the do's and dont's with respect to Influenza A H1N1 (Swine Flu) during morning assembly. “They should be encouraged to practice personal hygiene,” read the advisory.

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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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