Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Stuck work, health risk

Pending road and drainage infrastructure projects in Jamshedpur and Ranchi are fast turning into breeding grounds for mosquitoes, leading to threat of vector-borne diseases a time civic bodies and the...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Case against two vets after dog at CM house dies

A case has been filed against two veterinarians for allegedly causing the death of a pet dog at Telangana chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao’s official residence.The case has been registered agains...
By PTI in Hyderabad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.19

Anti-dengue drive in Dhanbad

The district health department has initiated a number of measures, including spraying of larvicide, to prevent the spread of dengue across Dhanbad after a recent scare in Jharia where a patient was su...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.19

Dengue spurt after Durga Puja

A sudden spike in dengue cases, accompanied by uncommon symptoms such as neurological and behavioural disorders, has been noticed in the city, doctors said. The number of dengue cases reported in the...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.18

Dengue zone Sukantanagar welcomes mosquitoes

Sukantanagar has long been a hotbed of dengue, a fact that the local civic body, Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, has acknowledged by declaring it a dengue sensitive zone.Still, the locality on the ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.19

Dengue claims two

A seven-year-old girl from Tollygunge and a woman in her mid-30s from Kamarhati, both of whom had tested positive for dengue, died on Sunday, civic officials said.Pragya Saha, 7, who lived near Malanc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.19

Dengue patient dies in Calcutta

A 13-year-old boy who had tested positive for dengue died at a hospital in Park Circus on Wednesday.Civic officials said this was the first dengue death in the city this year.Ruhul Mallick — a Class...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Bihar  /  Published 22.10.18

Spurt in chikungunya, dengue cases in Patna

Dengue and chikungunya cases have shot up to 364 and 91, respectively, in Patna district, as per data available with state health authorities, on Monday.Around 290 of the 364 dengue cases, and 53 of t...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.19

Dengue treatment: government gets cracking

The health department has formed six teams of doctors to identify deficiencies in dengue treatment at hospitals and will form teams to sensitise hospitals about following the treatment protocol.Errors...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

CMC checks on last year’s dengue hubs

Aedes aegypti mosquito — the primary transmitter of the dengue virus — is known to breed in stagnant, freshwater that has been left undisturbed for seven days or more.About 3,000 people had tested...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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