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Gear up for rise in vector-borne diseases, warn city doctors 20.7.2017 Hindu: News
Peak season of vector-borne diseases starts from mid-July and continues till the end of November, says health official
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Politicians bicker as civic issues continue to bother Delhiites 19.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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House-to-house Screening Dead pigeon, algae in water, finds inspection at PGI campus 19.7.2017 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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UT Health Dept set to go digital 19.7.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 18 The UT Health Department is all set to go digital. It will soon launch a mobile application to help the city residents in eliminating the larvae of dengue and chikungunya. By using the mobile app, residents could upload the picture of the breeding ground of dengue larvae. The app has been developed in the wake of the monsoon to prevent the outbreak of mosquito-borne diseases. Dr Rakesh Kashyap, Director Health Services, Chandigarh, said the app uses GPS technology through Internet to track the movement of the Health Department team and avail the information about the breeding of dengue and chikungunya mosquitoes in real time. “Residents will have to upload the picture and location of the mosquito breeding ground. Soon, our team will leave for the place and destroy the larvae,” said Dr Kashyap. Besides, the health team will conduct house-to-house visits to check if mosquito continues to breed in fresh and stagnant water in any part of the household and destroy the ...
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Rain pain: Water, vector-borne diseases on rise 18.7.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Watch out! Monsoon has brought its share of travails and the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) fears a rise in both vector- and water-borne diseases. According to health experts in the civic body, there is a likelihood of fresh cases of dengue and malaria as mosquitoes get new breeding grounds. Water-borne diseases are also likely to see a spike, said Dr Bhavin Solanki, in-charge medical officer of health. “Humidity has led to an outbreak in swine flu cases. Last week, a patient with H1N1 died. This takes the total fatalities owing to swine flu this year to 16,” added Solanki. A total 379 cases of swine flu have been reported till July 15, out of malaria accounts for 369. Last week, the first chikungunya case of the month was reported and four new dengue cases were reported too. Totally, three cases of falciparum, six cases of dengue and one case of chikungunya have been reported this month, till July 15. Dengue cases have decreased compared to the corresponding period last year. In July 2016, 102 ...
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Delhi: Vector-borne diseases spiral 18.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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NDMC appoints nodal officers to check mosquito breeding 18.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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380 cases of mosquito-borne diseases in July 18.7.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Anti-Dengue and Malaria Day organised in Najafgarh 18.7.2017 dailypioneer
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Vector-borne diseases: NMC initiates awareness drive 18.7.2017 dailypioneer
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Malaria cases cross 225 mark in Capital 18.7.2017 dailypioneer
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Vector-borne diseases on the increase in city 18.7.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service New Delhi, July 17 With cases of vector-borne diseases surfacing early this year in the national Capital, the latest weekly municipal report has put the number of people diagnosed with malaria at 210 with around 26 new cases in the last week in the city. The cumulative figures for dengue and chikungunya this year till July 15 have stood at 150 and 183, respectively, as per the latest data. Seventeen fresh cases of dengue and 12 of chikungunya were recorded in the week. The number of cases is expected to rise as the season for the vector-borne diseases begins from mid-July and generally lasts till November-end. Cases of all the three vector-borne diseases have been reported much earlier this time, which doctors have attributed to early onset of monsoon. Of the 210 malaria cases, 108 people diagnosed positive were residents of Delhi while the rest belonged to other states. At least 49 cases have been recorded this month. Of the 183 chikungunya cases, 122 of the affected people were ...
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‘Monsoon can be tricky for those with diabetes, asthma’ 18.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
This season, doctors warn against bacterial, fungal and other seasonal infections
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Health dept gears up to tackle seasonal diseases 17.7.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Malaria cases cross 200 mark, 183 of chikungunya, dengue 150 17.7.2017 DNA: Health
At least 26 fresh cases of malaria were reported last week, taking the total number of people affected by this vector-borne disease this year to 210, according to a municipal report released today.
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Mosquito threat breeds in monsoon pools 17.7.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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State gears up to prevent Zika virus 17.7.2017 thehansindia3900
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Watch out on your choice of fluids 16.7.2017 thehansindia3918
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20 million mosquitoes to hit Fresno; that's a good thing, really 16.7.2017 News
Male mosquitoes don't bite, so Fresno residents won't be spending summer itching more than normal
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Slew of measures to contain dengue: BBMP commissioner 15.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Private hospitals in the city are now obligated to send a daily status report on dengue and chikungunya to the health wing of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). In the event of the detection of dengue and chikungunya cases, the Palike health officials will conduct tests and authenticate it. Private doctors can send the status report by SMS too. Palike officials will reach the locality where the dengue case has been detected and take necessary measures, such as fogging and spraying of chemicals to curb mosquito menace. Palike is also conducting a larval surveys in the localities where dengue patients were found. Speaking to the reporters after launching the dengue awareness rally in the city, BBMP commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad, "So far, 1,981 cases of dengue and chikungunya have been detected in the city. The Palike has taken necessary steps to contain the disease." A rally of schoolchildren was taken out to spread awareness about the causes and cure of the two vector-borne diseases. Prasad ...
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