User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Chikungunya
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BMC launches awareness programme on dengue and malaria 31.7.2014 Oneindia.in: News
Berhampur (Odisha), July 31: Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BMC) has launched an awareness programme to arrest the spread of vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria. A chariot, Nidhi Rath, is the star attraction of the campaign.
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Scrub Typhus fast spreading in cities 29.7.2014 Hindu: Cities
Risk of getting the infection is more where rat population is high. The disease is spread by harvest mite, a microscopic parasite of rodents (mice, rats and bandicoots) and humans.
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Dengue hub in dingy government houses 28.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Dengue hub in dingy government houses
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Britain's highways on top alerts over Asian tiger mosquito 28.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Britain's highways on top alerts over Asian tiger mosquito
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Genetically modified mosquitoes to check dengue menace? 27.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Genetically modified mosquitoes to check dengue menace?
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Rally to create awareness on dengue, chikungunya 27.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Rally to create awareness on dengue, chikungunya
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NDMC school children hold awareness rally for prevention of dengue and chikungunya 26.7.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 26 : New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Chairman Jalaj Shrivastava today flagged off a rally by school children to spread awareness regarding prevention of diseases like Dengue and Chickungunya.
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Threatwatch: Chikungunya virus hits the US and Europe 23.7.2014 New Scientists HIV
Locally acquired cases of chikungunya virus have been identified in the US for the first time, while cases soar in Europe and Central ...
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Nearly onethird Indians drink purified water 23.7.2014 Hindustan Times: India
Less than onethird of households in India drink purified water even though barely 39 of them get piped water making them prone to several waterborne infections such as diarrhoea jaundice cholera and ...
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Bangalore records maximum dengue, H1N1 positive cases in Karnataka 20.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Bangalore records maximum dengue, H1N1 positive cases in Karnataka
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H1N1 Deaths a Cause for Concern, Says Health Minister 20.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
Health officials in the city have been directed by Health Minister to focus on vector-borne diseases and take measures to contain the spread.
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Health of city at stake if steps not taken now 20.7.2014 deccanherald.com
As Delhis population races ahead, much more needs to be done to grapple with the demands of the health sector. Even now, millions of people are exposed to health hazards. A major chunk of the population, living in poor conditions, is the worst hit as vector-borne diseases are on the rise. "According to the National Health Profile Report 2013, cases of swine flu were high in Delhi. The risk of chikungunya fever and dengue is also higher in Delhi than in other states," says Jitendra Choubey of the Centre for Science and Environment. "Thirty-seven per cent households in the city have open drainage facilities and five per cent have no drainage facility. Besides, 11 per cent households have no connectivity to toilets on their premises. Their future is vulnerable," says Choubey. Population density is the most significant factor that has deterred people from accessing basic resources. Over 14 per cent of the population has no access to drinking water. Experts in the field of architecture point out that better ...
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Alcohol, energy drink mix tied to urge to drink, Healthy living may slow early dementia, and more 18.7.2014 DNA: Opinion
Alcohol, energy drink mix tied to urge to drink: study Mixing alcohol and energy drinks increases the urge to drink more than drinking alcohol alone, according to a new study from Australia. The findings suggest that people who mix alcohol and energy drinks may end up drinking more alcohol than they intended, said the study's lead author. Gentiva gets $634 mln bid, rejects Kindred's stake offer Gentiva Health Services Inc rejected Kindred Healthcare Inc's offer to buy a stake in the home healthcare services provider in favor of a $634.2 million buyout offer from an unnamed party. The new $17.25-per-share buyout offer from "a recognized owner, operator and investor in the sector" is higher than Kindred's hostile bid of $16 per share for a 14.9 percent stake in Gentiva. AIDS community mourns as top experts feared killed in downed plane The world of AIDS research was in shock on Friday after dozens of leading HIV experts were feared killed when a Malaysian plane was shot down over Ukraine, fuelling concerns ...
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First Cases of Mosquito Virus Reported in US 18.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
Chikungunya virus is rarely fatal and infected people typically suffer fever, severe joint pain and swelling, muscle aches, headaches or rash.
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Delhi registers acute rise in diseases 18.7.2014 Hindu: S & T
Delhi’s health report card is out and the Capital has registered an alarming rise in the number of viral meningitis and swine flu cases. Diseases including dengue, cholera, acute diarrhoeal diseas...
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Fatigue virus is stalking children 17.7.2014 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Three persons have tested positive for Japanese encephalitis ' a disease caused by the mosquito-borne JE virus and acutely marked by muscle atrophy or convulsions ' at different Jamshedpur hospitals in the past 24 hours, prompting the East Singhbhum administration to rigorously sound the health alarm.
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Conflict in departments delays insecticide purchase 15.7.2014 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
An inter-departmental tug-of-war over the tender process to purchase insecticides to check mosquito breeding has put Puneites at risk for the last two ...
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665 dengue cases so far this year 12.7.2014 Hindu: Karnataka
‘2,386 cases recorded in the corresponding period last year’
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Biogas plants turn Pallickal waste-free 10.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Biogas plants turn Pallickal waste-free
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Health Dept undertakes anti-dengue campaign in 1,831 schools 9.7.2014 New Kerala: Maharashtra
Thane, Jul 9 : In a bid to check escalating cases of vector borne deseases (VBDs) during the monsoon season the Maharashtra State Health Department for VBDs, Thane Circle has undertaken a major 'Anti-Dengue Campaign', according to Health Department officials here.
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