West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.19

Doctors must follow dengue dossier: Govt

The state government is asking doctors to follow a protocol while treating dengue patients in an attempt to minimise errors that can lead to fatal consequences.The lack of adherence to a protocol in p...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.10.19

Dengue whip on station officials in Jamshedpur

The health department, acting on the directive of East Singhbhum deputy commissioner, has for the first time given a 24-hour notice to Tatanagar railway officials to submit their vector control action...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.18

Mayor’s dengue diktat

Mayor Sovan Chatterjee has made the departmental heads, borough chairpersons and councillors of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation directly accountable for vector control, leading some public hea...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.10.19

Leaflets to fight dengue in Jamshedpur

The East Singhbhum health unit has launched an awareness drive with distribution of one lakh leaflets across the district as the number of dengue cases continues to rise in the steel city.“Though de...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.11.18

Jharkhand plans virology lab at RIMS, Ranchi

Jharkhand is aspiring to set up an independent and advanced virology laboratory under the department of health research, a wing of the Union health and family welfare ministry.The hi-tech facility wil...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.19

14-year-old visitor to Calcutta dies of dengue

A 14-year-old boy, who was visiting a relative on Elliot Road, died of dengue at a city hospital on Thursday morning. An official of Belle Vue Clinic said Nurul Hasan tested positive for Immunoglobuli...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.19

Patient overload in dengue towns Ashoknagar and Habra

By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.09.18

Dengue mosquito immune to insecticide

Scientists probing insecticide resistance in north Bengal have detected what they say is the first evidence from India that mosquitoes which spread dengue may be turning resistant to the chemicals cal...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Weather alert for dengue spurt

The monsoon is over and the weather pleasant — conditions ideal for mosquitoes to breed indoors.Health workers of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation, keen on preventing a renewed outbreak of dengue,...
By Subhajoy Roy in

Odisha  /  Published 06.11.18

8 die of dengue at Cuttack hospital

One more person has died while undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital’s special dengue ward on Tuesday.With the death of a 26-year-old Sukanta Pandi, this is the eighth dengue deat...
By Our Correspondent in Cuttack


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