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Tura on verge of facing malaria-Dengue outbreak 14.5.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Hundreds of paint cans and old tyres filled with water abandoned across Tura town has become a major breeding ground for mosquito larvae that causes malaria and dengue, raising concern of medical experts. People in several localities had taken part in a major facelift of the town in January sprucing up their respective areas with […]
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Dr Kalpana Baruah in WHO’s Vector Control Advisory Group 18.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Dr Kalpana Baruah in WHO’s Vector Control Advisory Group
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Acute encephalitis syndrome claims 180 lives till Dec 10 15.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Acute encephalitis syndrome claims 180 lives till Dec 10
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Dengue threat continues, 25 found positive in 4 days 10.12.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The 25 positive patients of Dengue have been found in the capital in the last four days. There are also 2 positive patients of Chikungunya. It was confirmed on Saturday’s report. On Saturday, out of the total 42 samples sent for dengue, 14 were positive and 28 samples were found negative. Similarly, out […]
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Zika virus spreading its tentacles in state 12.11.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The zika virus is spreading its tentacles in the state along with dengue and chikungunya. So far over 80 suspect cases of zika virus have been reported and the dreaded virus has claimed two lives in the state. In Bhopal, suspect cases of zika virus have been identified. The suspect cases of zika […]
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Marathi music composer Yeshwant Deo dies 31.10.2018 PTI: All news
Marathi music composer Yeshwant Deo dies
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Dengue cases jump to 1020; 52 pc of them recorded in Oct 23.10.2018 PTI: All news
Dengue cases jump to 1020; 52 pc of them recorded in Oct
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Zika cases rise to 86 in Jaipur; Centre sends ICMR team for vector control 17.10.2018 The Asian Age | Home
Of the total affected 86 people, 23 are pregnant women, said a health ministry official.
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6 more patients of dengue and chikungunya found in city 17.9.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, On Friday, six patients of dengue and chikungunya were again found in the city.Dengue has been confirmed in five patients. Apart from this, a patient of Chikungunya was found. So far, the number of dengue cases has reached 25 in September. However, the number of dengue patients is still lower compared to previous […]
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Delhi: This monsoon season, national capital reports 128 malaria, 64 dengue cases 14.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
At least 40 cases of malaria have been reported in the first 11 days of August in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city this season to 128, according to the latest municipal report. Two cases of malaria were reported in February, one each in April and March, 17 in May, 25 in June, 42 in July and 40 till August 11, according to the report released yesterday by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which tabulates data on vector-borne diseases for the city. Of the total 64 dengue cases this season, 15 were reported till August 11, 19 were reported in July, six in January, three in February, one in March, two in April, 10 in May and eight in June. Four fresh cases of chikungunya have also been reported in the last week, taking the total number of people affected this season to 41. A senior doctor at a government-run facility said both dengue and malaria have different carriers. Therefore, it is not unusual for malaria cases to be reported in larger ...
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‘Malaria cases declining in Tripura’ 1.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Malaria cases declining in Tripura’
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North-East Briefcase 1.8.2018 The Shillong Times
Two militants arrested  in Manipur Imphal: Two militants were arrested by police from two different places in Manipur, a police officer said on Tuesday. Two active cadres of proscribed militant outfit People Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (Progressive) group were arrested by police yesterday, a press release issued by the PRO of Manipur Police said. One […]
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Malaria on the rise in National Capital with 13 new cases in past week 31.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
At least 13 fresh cases of malaria were reported by the various MCDs in the civic body last week, thus taking the total count of people affected by the disease to 88. The total number of cases of dengue and chikungunya reported by July 28 are 49 and 35, respectively, higher than last week's numbers. Doctors and authorities fear that the cases will rise in the coming days because of waterlogging at various locations caused by incessant rains in the past few days. While malaria is showing a significant rise, six new cases of dengue and one of chikungunya were recorded in the week. There have been 42 cases of malaria in July, as compared to May and June when there were only 17 and 25 cases, respectively. Dengue cases have risen from 10 and eight for dengue in May and June, respectively, to 19 and nine and three for chikungunya to 19 in July. "With the amount of rainfall in the last few days, we have seen a sudden rise in the number of malaria cases," says Dr SP Byotra, Head of Medicine, Sir Ganga Ram ...
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Delhi government to issue orders to private hospitals to increase bed capacity 20.7.2018 DNA: India
The Delhi government will issue an order to all the private hospitals and nursing homes to increase beds to cater to patients suffering from vector-borne diseases, in view of the monsoon season. In addition, 500 fever clinics would be established in different healthcare facilities across the national Capital to deal with the cases of vector-borne diseases. A meeting was held on Wednesday to review the preparedness and status of the actions taken for the prevention and control of vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria, chikungunya and seasonal influenza. A special emphasis was on the across the border transmission of vector-borne diseases. "A good intersectoral cross-border coordination would be in place so that, if, there was an increasing trend of vector-borne diseases in any of the neighbouring states and districts, timely control measures could be taken in other adjoining areas like Sonipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Mewat, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Gautam Budh Nagar," the statement ...
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Landmark experiment wipes out over 80 pc mosquitoes carrying dengue fever and Zika 16.7.2018 Life | The Asian Age
Millions of people around world are infected each year by mosquito, which can carry dengue, Zika and chikungunya, among other killer bugs.
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Delhi getting buried in garbage, Mumbai sinking but govt doing nothing: SC 11.7.2018 The Asian Age | Home
The court said due to the loads of garbage in Delhi, people were getting infected by dengue, malaria and chikungunya.
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Dry day: Dengue larvae detected 7.7.2018 The Tribune

Patiala, July 6

The Health Department observed dry day under the supervision of district epidemiologist Gurmanjeet Kaur in residential colonies and government offices here on Friday. 

As many as 10 owners were challaned as dengue larvae were found at their residence.

A team of health officials visited Samania Gate, Sanauri Adda, Diesel Motors Works, PRTC workshops, residential colonies and sprayed larvicides. The people were made aware of the importance of dry day for the prevention of dengue and chikungunya.

Civil Surgeon Harish Malhotra said, “We are making people aware about open utensils or old goods kept outside, which can hold water and become breeding ground for mosquitoes, especially in the rainy season.”

No case of dengue was reported from the district, he said.  Everything was under control, but if precautions were not taken the problem might  aggravate, he said. — TNS

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Spot sites where water stagnates, MC officials told 6.7.2018 The Tribune

Chandigarh, July 5

MC Commissioner KK Yadav on Thursday directed the engineers of the public health wing to identify points in the city where water accumulates during heavy rain. He asked them to depute an employee each at such places immediately after it started raining.

Yadav asked the officials to check the cleaning process of road gullies regularly, especially during rains, to avoid choking and accumulation of water. He directed the flood control team leaders of different areas to ensure proper cleaning at each and every point. He directed officials to ensure that water accumulated in low-lying areas was drained out. He said it would help in avoiding breeding of mosquitoes so as to prevent spread of vector-borne diseases like malaria, dengue and chikungunya. — TNS

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Door-to-door survey soon: Vij 3.7.2018 The Tribune

Chandigarh, July 2

To prevent and control vector-borne diseases and waterborne diseases in the state, regular door-to-door fever survey would be carried out.

Health Minister Anil Vij said number of cases of these diseases had a tendency to increase after rain due to breeding of mosquitoes in stagnant water. “The season is also prone to waterborne diseases as contamination of water occurs due to accumulation of water, leakages in pipelines,” he said.

He said a plan had been prepared for the prevention and control of malaria, dengue, chikungunya and other diseases. He said all SMOs and Medical Officers had been directed to take meetings with sarpanches of their areas repeatedly to ensure non-stagnation of water, channelisation of choked drains and cleanliness.

Larvae found at 787 places

Panipat: The Health Department has found dengue and malaria larvae at 787 places during a house-to-house survey conducted in the district last month. — TNS

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46 malaria cases in Delhi, 50% more than dengue infection count 2.7.2018 DNA: Top News
At least six fresh cases of malaria have been reported during the past week in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 46, according to a municipal report released on Monday. Only two fresh cases of dengue, another vector-borne disease, were reported in Delhi between June 23-30, meaning malaria continues to spread faster than dengue in the national capital. Of the 46 malaria cases, 25 were reported in June, 17 in May, one each in April and March, and two in February. Of the total 30 dengue cases this season, six were reported in January, three in February, one in March, two in April and 10 in May and eight in June, according to the report released by South Delhi Municipal Corporation. The SDMC tabulates data on vector-borne diseases for the entire city. Two fresh cases of chikungunya have been reported in the last week of June, taking its total to 16. "Both dengue and malaria have different carriers. Therefore, it is not unusual for malaria cases to be ...
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