Influenza Like Illness Ili
West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Sample tests of ill kids to start at NBMCH

Consistent spike in influenza-like illness (ILI) cases among children in different districts of north Bengal has made the state health department draw up a plan so that samples of such children can be...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.21

1 kid dead, hundreds hospitalised with fever

A six-year-old girl died at the Jalpaiguri District Hospital on Tuesday, at a time when over 100 children have been admitted to the facility allegedly suffering from influenza-like illness (ILI). Mos...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 20.07.20

Covid: why hold back information?

Officials of the Union health ministry had in early April blocked public disclosure of the names of 36 districts where researchers had found evidence of community transmission of the new coronavirus, ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.07.20

Covid: hint of hidden infection

The relatively high proportion of people who test positive among those screened for the new coronavirus in multiple states, including Bengal, might point to large reservoirs of hidden and uncounted in...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.20

ICMR testing norms questioned

Several doctors have questioned the current coronavirus testing guidelines from the Indian Council of Medical Research, warning they endanger lives by leaving out two categories of patients who need t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.05.20

Questions on Covid data

Over 44 per cent of the 40,000-plus Covid-19 patients detected during the first two months of the epidemic’s growth in India have no documented history of exposure to the infection, suggesting poor ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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