Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.21

NKDA gets machine for free dengue tests

An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (Elisa) reader was installed for testing of dengue at New Town Health Centre at the Utility Building last Friday. “We intensify our dengue clean-up drives i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.21

DM visit to inspect dengue, Covid measures

Not just Covid, the authorities are also taking measures to check the incidence of dengue in the township. District magistrate of North 24- Parganas, Sumit Gupta, went for an inspection of micro-cont...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.05.21

State: threat of dengue looms

“Trained field technicians inspect known source of standing water and newly discovered standing water in house-to-house survey and use standard dipping techniques to sample the water for the imm...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 18.12.20

Milder strain of dengue in Covid-hit year

More than 200 people have been affected by dengue in Salt Lake and parts of Rajarhat from January till mid-December, senior officials of Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation said. According to the civic...
By Snehal Sengupta and Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

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

The Sector V authorities are running a pilot project with a machine that will determine the kind of mosquitoes swarming the area. “The machine has been developed by a start-up and attracts mosq...
By Snehal Sengupta

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)


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