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Chikungunya cases on the rise in state 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The dangerous dengue may have disappeared post-rain, but another viral fever had taken its place in the state, and is spreading rapidly. The outbreak of Chikungunya is so alarming that the state has recorded nearly half of the total cases of the infection in the country. With the ceasing of rain and the sudden plunge in temperatures, Chikungunya has infected 30,600 people in the state in December, while the numbers were 20,000 the previous month. The virus has affected 60,200 people across the country. "Weve been seeing four to five cases a day. They come with severe forms of arthritis," said Dr Pankaj Singhai, senior consultant, internal medicine, Manipal Hospital, adding that there are also patients with muscle inflammation. Dr Singhai said an increase in Chikungunya cases post-rain has become a trend each year. He said rampant garbage dumping in the city provides the ideal breeding ground for the virus. "Vector-borne diseases have subsided in the state," said Dr Prakash Kumar, deputy director, ...
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Dengue killed 226 people in India this year; 60,000 affected by Chikungunya: Data 16.12.2017 Zee News : India National
Dengue, a mosquito-borne tropical disease, killed more than 200 people with Tamil Nadu reporting the maximum number cases, while over 60,000 people were affected by Chikungunya in India this year, official data showed.
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Those who lecture us on migrants should 'get to work': Italy 1.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano on Thursday urged other countries to "get to work" instead of criticising Italy's handling of the Mediterranean migrant crisis - a problem he said must be a shared responsibility.
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Migrant landings lower in 2017, says Italy 30.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) A total of 117,042 boat migrants arrived in Italy from January to November - a drop of almost one-third from the 173,008 who landed over the same period of 2016, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
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Italy elected to international committee to protect cultural property 30.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano on Thursday welcomed Italy's appointment to the International Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.
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Only 8 of 100 malaria cases diagnosed in India, says WHO report 29.11.2017 News
India was the third on the list of 15 countries which accounted for 80 per cent of all malaria cases in the world in 2016
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India saw 6% of all malaria cases globally, 331 deaths, in 2016: WHO 29.11.2017 Latest News
Between 2014 and 2016, substantial increases in case incidence occurred in the WHO Region of the Americas
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One out of 10 medicines in India 'fake'; may cause severe illness: WHO 29.11.2017 Latest News
Substandard and falsified medicines particularly affect the most vulnerable communities: WHO Director-General
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Low turnout greets Modi in Gujarat's Chalala 27.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The ground should have been overflowing with people, especially when a prime minister - that too, a PM like Narendra Modi - came to address the rally. Sadly, it was not even half full. And that was the general observation of those in the crowd, as they walked out of the Gayatri Mandir Ground near Chalala in Dhari of the Patel-dominated Amreli district of Saurashtra. Though not sparse, the number of empty chairs at the venue could make any candidate sweat. Especially when the crowd was from five different constituencies of the district. "The Patels were generally absent and Kolis were here in huge numbers," said Balubhai of Chalala village. "The other problem is that this entire belt of Rajula-Dhari is under the grip of chikungunya and dengue. This could also be the reason for the low turnout," he said. Just outside the venue, three-four youngsters passed by, mumbling Jai Sardar among themselves, throwing a glance at the rally ground. Modi undeterred The prime minister landed at Chalala on Monday to ...
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Delhi pollution: Every third child has impaired lungs, says CSE 27.11.2017 Latest News
The report by the Centre for Science and Environment said air pollution causes 30 per cent of all premature deaths in India.
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Delhi inhaling toxins, air quality to worsen further 27.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With at least six areas witnessing "severe-plus or emergency" and "severe" category of air quality on Monday, the national capital is set to inhale more toxins in next three days due to unfavourable changes in weather conditions and the stubble burning that continues unabated in Delhi-NCR itself.
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Two booked for stalking woman in Delhi, no arrests made 26.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A case of stalking and criminal intimidation was registered after a 22-year-old woman resident of Delhi filed a complaint against two unidentified miscreants riding a motorcycle, police said on Sunday.
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Delhi air quality may worsen: Minister 21.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Tuesday said the city's air quality may worsen and directed to continue measures to impound and shut down visibly polluting vehicles and factories.
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Food truck fest in Delhi gets new dates 20.11.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
The second edition of the Delhi Food Truck Festival (DFTF), which was pushed due to air pollution engulfing the national capital, will now take place from November 25-26.
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Rabies kills 59,000 people annually: WHO 19.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Mass vaccinations of dogs, which transmit 95 per cent of rabies cases to humans, can eliminate the disease
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Gay rights under the spotlight at LBGTI meet in Rome 17.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Nov 17 (IANS/AKI) Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex employees of Italy's foreign ministry will on November 22 hold a conference in Rome to mark the first anniversary of the introduction of same-sex civil unions here, the ministry's LBGTI association Globe-MAE announced.
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Italy deports young Egyptian IS supporter 14.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, Nov 14 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities said they have deported a 22-year-old Egyptian woman who hoped to fight for the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in a war zone and was awaiting IS orders to carry out a suicide attack on national soil.
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Can gene drive wipe out all mosquitoes? 11.11.2017 Hindu: S & T
It also has potential to eliminate pests infecting crops
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IIT Roorkee's new method reverses antibiotic resistance, improves efficacy 10.11.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The new technique will potentially help reverse drug resistance as well as enable the existing antibiotics to act effectively
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3,829 cases of dengue, 502 of chikungunya in Delhi so far 6.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi has so far recorded 3,829 cases of dengue and 502 cases of chikungunya, according to civic agencies on Monday.
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