Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Home fever scan to resume in Salt Lake

Health workers of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation will resume door-to-door checks in all its 41 wards to find out if someone has fever. All the wards have been reporting fresh cases of the coro...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 08.11.20

Dengue fear in Salt Lake

Swarms of mosquitoes have invaded Salt Lake and its adjoining areas. Dengue cases, too, are being reported regularly, triggering a scare among residents. Over a 100 residents have dengue and more tha...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

October rise in dengue cases

Several hospitals in the city have admitted more dengue patients in October than in previous months this year, and CMC officials attributed the rise in numbers to more people stepping out of their hom...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Coronavirus focus in New Town contest

Housing complexes and cooperative housing societies in New Town will be ranked on the basis of steps they have taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and dengue outbreak, and to reduce pollution...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Civic bodies on anti-dengue drive

Mayor of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, Krishna Chakraborty led a rally from her ward to the Nagarayan building near the Karunamoyee crossing. The rally included vector control teams of the c...
By Snehal Sengupta in

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Rs 9cr allotted to civic bodies for dengue fight

The Bengal government has allotted Rs 9 crore to 126 civic bodies across the state  in a bid to enlist civic personnel to fight dengue, with senior health officials reiterating chief minister Mam...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.18

Calcutta students share dengue tips

Groups of schoolchildren went door to door in their neighbourhoods to create awareness on how to keep their surroundings clean and prevent dengue.Students of Sri Sri Academy and Apeejay School Park St...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.20

CMC: Be on guard against dengue

The winter is in retreat and the temperature is rising. It’s time Calcuttans started taking steps to prevent the spread of vector-borne diseases such as dengue, the Calcutta Municipal Corporation sa...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.18

Dengue spurt blamed on slack vigil

A spell of rain after Durga Puja and an alleged slackness in vector control and surveillance have been blamed for the spike in dengue cases in and around Calcutta over the past couple of weeks. Dengue...
By Rith Basu and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.18

On visit to see Puja, teen dies of dengue in Calcutta

A 16-year-old boy who had come to Calcutta from Jharkhand about a fortnight ago to see Durga Puja died of dengue at a private hospital in Alipore on Saturday afternoon.Karan Kumar Shaw, who was stayin...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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