User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
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BBMP to Hold Rally Against Diseases 3.9.2015 newindianexpress.com
According to a Health Department report, of the 3,366 dengue cases that have been reported from throughout the state since January, 1,096 were in BBMP limits.
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Awareness rally on dengue and chikungunya today 2.9.2015 deccanherald.com
The BBMP will organise a rally at HMT grounds in RT Nagar at 9 am on Thursday to create awareness about dengue and chikungunya fever.

Of the 3,366 cases reported in the State, 1,096 are in BBMP limits and 243 in Bengaluru Urban district. As for chikungunya, 1,321 cases have been reported in Karnataka; 367 in BBMP limits alone.

Officials from civic bodies and students from schools and colleges in the surrounding areas would attend it.

Doctors say the number of cases has been coming down steadily, though sporadic cases are still being reported. A Palike official said Hebbal, Yelahanka and RT Nagar reported many chikungunya and dengue cases.

Bengaluru also saw several viral arthritis cases last month, but this is on the decline. "We would see about 20 cases daily. Now, it's just about four a day," said Ajit Benedict Royan of Hosmat Hospital.
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Chikungunya spread, water scarcity linked 1.9.2015 TOI: Chennai
A shallow pool of stag nant water is enough for them to breed, and a tiny patch of skin for them to ...
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The Buzz is Around Mosquitoes 29.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
The inclusion of Chennai in the list of 98 Smart Cities has led to great expectations of seeing a vibrantly developed city. The State capital is bursting at its seams with crippling urban infrastructure and an expanding migrant population. While authorities draw out ambitious plans to fulfill the mission, City Express, in a series of reports beginning today, would examine the urgent issues to be addressed to make Namma Chennai a truly Smart City
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Malaria patients in Kurnool on road to recovery 27.8.2015 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
As many as 83 persons tested malaria positive in TV9 Colony, inhabited by daily wage earners in Orvakal mandal in Kurnool district, but most of them are recovering due to treatment and medication g...
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Authorities ‘unaware’ of chikungunya cases in city 26.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Authorities ‘unaware’ of chikungunya cases in city
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Spain detects first ever case of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus 26.8.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Officials say Valencia man ‘most likely’ infected with painful viral disease in Gandia, a seaside Mediterranean resort

Spain has detected its first domestic case of the painful mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya in a 60-year-old man in the eastern province of Valencia, officials said Tuesday.

The man was “most likely” infected in Gandia, a seaside Mediterranean resort, and was treated in hospital last month, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said in a statement.

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Dengue rears head again, four test positive in Ganjam district 25.8.2015 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
After chikungunya, dengue is spreading its menace in Ganjam district.
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Chikungunya Panic in Ganjam 25.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
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BBMP Set to Intensify Battle Against Dengue 25.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Dengue: awareness drive to be launched from tomorrow 25.8.2015 Hindu: Bangalore
Dengue-stung Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has roped in star power to tackle the mosquito challenge.Popular Kannada actor V. Ravichandran and jingles, will feature in an awarenes...
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6 of 9 centres to check dengue across state remain on paper 25.8.2015 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
For the last four months, six of the nine centres the government had identified in state and civic-run hospitals to act as dengue checkpoints have remained on paper even as cases of mosquito-borne diseases are going up in the ...
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City activists slam TMC for not ensuring better hygiene in city, neglecting waste management 25.8.2015 Thane - City - The Times of India
While authorities are focused on curative measures for treatment of ailments, activists complain it is high time the administration diverted its attention towards stemming the cause of these diseases and ensured better hygiene in the ...
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Dengue, chikungunya rampant in three areas 24.8.2015 deccanherald.com
Rajajinagar, Bommanahalli and Vijayanagar have reported the highest number of dengue cases in the City, according to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials. The City has reported a total of 719 dengue and 202 chikungunya cases this year. Addressing a press conference on Monday, Palike administrator T M Vijaya Bhaskar said a total of 158 dengue cases had been reported from the three localities falling under BBMP limits. "Bommanahalli has recorded 62 cases, Rajajinagar 41, and Vijayanagar 55 cases," he added. "Health workers, link workers, Asha workers, along with auxillary nurse midwives, have visited 40,936 houses so far to identify mosquito-breeding places. The total number of construction sites in the City is 3,027. Our workers have visited 1,513 sites and cleared larvae-breeding areas. We have conducted a total of 196 health camps so far," he said. Bhaskar said a rally to create awareness on dengue and chikungunya would be conducted shortly. BBMP Commissioner Kumar Naik said that from ...
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Infectious enthusiasm 24.8.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Infectious enthusiasm
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Reader’s mail 24.8.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Reader’s mail
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Drive against dengue, chikungunya 24.8.2015 Hindu: Home

The BBMP is all set to launch a drive against dengue and chikungunya from Wednesday. BBMP Administrator Vijay Bhaskar says 719 confirmed cases of dengue and 202 cases of chikungunya have...

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Viral infections up threefold, say docs 24.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Viral infections up threefold, say docs
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Khammam not in the pink of health 22.8.2015 Hindu: Home
About 20 suspected cases of chikungunya reportedfrom Garla Voddu in the district
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Paris again finds dengue mosquitoes in a park 21.8.2015 Asian Age: Newsmaker
Asian tiger mosquitoes, known to carry deadly diseases including dengue fever and chikungunya, were spotted in Paris for the second year running this summer, a local French health agency said. The striped insects were detected by a visitor to the Parc Floral botanical garden in the east of the French capital. Tests by the health agency and city authorities confirmed they were Asian tiger mosquitoes. The park was closed on Wednesday night for an anti-mosquito operation, the city of Paris said in a statement. Authorities said the presence of the mosquitoes in the park was recent and confined to ponds away from homes, and that no other green space in the city had been affected. The Asian tiger mosquito, which can bite dozens of times a minute and originates from Asia, was spotted for the first time in the Paris region in 2014, 10 years after the first specimen was signalled in France, in the southeast of the country. Diseases transmitted by insects such as mosquitoes are on the rise and have spread across ...
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