User: servelots Topic: iihs_feeds_v3
Category: Chikungunya
Last updated: Jun 16 2018 01:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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DPR on conservation of Devanur lake ready, but authorities sitting on it 16.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Months after a detailed project report (DPR) was prepared and submitted to the authorities, work on conservation of Devanur lake is yet to begin, much
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24 malaria, 23 dengue cases reported in Delhi 12.6.2018 National News – The Navhind Times
PTI   NEW DELHI Three fresh cases of malaria have been reported in the past week in the national capital, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 24, one more than the total number of dengue cases recorded in Delhi, according to the latest municipal report released Monday. ...
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Drive to check dengue larvae, eight fined 9.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Patiala, June 8 In order to check mosquito breeding in the city, a team of health officials conducted inspections at various places here on Friday.  District Epidemiologist Gurmanjeet Kaur supervised residential colonies and various government offices in the city.  Inderjit Singh, sanitary inspector, Municipal Corporation, issued eight challans to the residents where dengue larvae were found. The team visited Baradari Stable, Baba Tobha Singh colony, Gobind Nagar, PRTC workshops, and Government Rajindra Medical College and Hostel. All these areas were sprayed with larvicides and people were made aware of the importance of Friday Dry Day for the prevention of dengue and chikungunya. Harish Malhotra, Civil Surgeon, said they were trying to make people aware that open utensils, containers or old goods kept in the open could become breeding ground for mosquitoes. He said no case of dengue was reported from the district so far. He said people must keep their surroundings clean to avoid ...
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Most dengue cases in Bengaluru East zone 8.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Across the city, 384 cases reported since January this year
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Maharashtra govt identifies 452 dengue cases, warns doctors against failure to report them 7.6.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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Dengue spreads in Thrissur 6.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Six cases this month alone; leptospirosis, jaundice, chikungunya on the rise
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1,300 beds reserved in civic hospitals 2.6.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The hospitals have been instructed to keep adequate diagnostic kits for conducting tests for dengue, malaria, chikungunya and leptospirosis.
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Africa turns into a disease basket 31.5.2018 Downtoearth
Climate change is likely to increase the spread and incidence of tropical diseases in Africa
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City sitting on a powder keg of health crisis 30.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Kozhikode witnessing mounting number of fever cases in recent years
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Labs seek patients’ Aadhaar details before giving reports 27.5.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Ludhiana, May 26 Some private laboratories in the city ask for Aadhaar card when a patient goes to collect his/her test reports. The move has come as jolt to patients, who are reluctant to share their Aadhaar number, which has all their personal information, including bank account details. When contacted, staff of one of the laboratory said Aadhaar details were asked if a patient is suffering for the notified diseases, including malaria, dengue, chikungunya and tuberculosis, for which data had to be submitted to the Health Department. “The data of positive patients is submitted to the Health Department,” said an attendant at the lab. Meanwhile, the front desk executive from another city-based laboratory in Kochar Market said they were not collecting Aadhaar cards from patients. “We are giving reports to patients without Aadhaar card while data of patients, who test positive for notified diseases, is being updated with the Health Department,” he added. When contacted Dr Ramesh, ...
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It begins with diagnosis 26.5.2018 Hindu: Home
How often have you popped antibiotics without quite knowing what infection you had? Whether it is fever, diarrhoea, or cough, medicines are heavily
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No malaria cases in Mysuru since January 26.5.2018 Hindu: Health
By 2020, Mysuru will be declared ‘malaria-free’, says the Health Department
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Delhi: 8 cases of malaria, mosquito-breeding found in over 14,300 households 23.5.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Till April 7, at least 12 cases of dengue have been reported in Delhi.
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10 more swine flu cases in National Capital in one week 22.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The latest Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), a report by the Health Ministry reveals 10 new cases of swine flu in the national Capital in the week ending on May 13. This year, a total of 55 cases have been reported in Delhi and two people have lost their lives to the virus. The report also reveals 2,835 cases and 16 (recently updated from 12 after the new death audit report) deaths due to H1N1 fever in 2017 in Delhi as compared to only 193 cases and seven deaths in 2016. New cases started to appear in January when six cases were reported in the first week itself. The increased number of cases have caused new isolation wards being made at several hospitals in, whereas some hospitals are still using their swine flu wards as dengue/chikungunya wards. "We are prepared for the worst. All medicines, IVs are in stock and isolation wards and ICUs are available, too," said Dr VK Tiwari, Medical Superintendent, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. The surge in cases had led the Delhi government to issue ...
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Among mosquito hotspots, Qutub Minar and AIIMS 22.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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New technology to detect chikungunya virus 21.5.2018 Downtoearth
Indian scientists have developed a biosensor technique, which can be used to develop a point of care device for rapid identification of the dreaded disease
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Why zoonotic diseases are fast spreading to humans 21.5.2018 Downtoearth
Infectious diseases that were once confined to animals in forests are now attacking human beings, at a faster pace
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Govt school holds dengue awareness event 19.5.2018 The Tribune

Ludhiana, May 18

On the directions of the district administration, National Dengue Day was observed at Government Senior Secondary School, Chak Kalan.

RP Bhatia, SMO of the Koomkalan block, said dengue prevention and control was everyone’s responsibility. He said dengue was a common viral disease spread by mosquito bite. It is transmitted by mosquito called Aedes Aegypti.

Rural Medical Officer Anand Malhotra further explained that dengue and chikungunya are preventable diseases and stressed upon the use of mosquito nets and repellents. — TNS

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Decoded: How chikungunya virus causes arthritis pain 18.5.2018 The Shillong Times
New York, May 18 (IANS) Scientists have identified the molecular handle that chikungunya virus grabs to get inside cells and cause arthritis pain, a finding that could lead to ways to prevent or treat the disease as well as related viruses. The study, conducted over mice, identified the protein on cells called Mxra8 that is […]
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Woman diagnosed with dengue 16.5.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, May 15 A 37-year-old woman from Sector 37 here has been diagnosed with dengue. The incident came to light on Tuesday when pathology tests confirmed that the woman was suffering from dengue. The dengue case has surfaced barely a day before National Dengue Day. Soon after receiving the information, the Heath Department swung into action and carried out an intensive screening to check the breeding of mosquitoes. However, no breeding of aedes aegypti mosquito was found in the vicinity from where the dengue case was reported. However, the Health Department team imposed a fine on the dengue patient’s husband and a person living in the neighbourhood after lids of the overhead water tanks of their respective houses were found missing. The Heath Department maintained that it was not a fresh case of dengue. A health official said the woman suffered from chikungunya last year and at present she was suffering from typhoid. “When a patient suffers from such ailments, antibodies remain ...
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