Vector Borne Diseases
West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.22

Teen dies of dengue in Hooghly

While municipality authorities accused the family of hiding information about the girl’s health...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 11.11.22

Expert in pandemic response lists flaws in West Bengal’s fight against dengue

The state government has neither made public the total number of dengue cases this year nor the number of deaths it caused...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.11.22

Dengue cases reducing in West Bengal, says Mamata

The government has decided to conduct a special drive in Kolkata and its neighbouring districts to tackle the dengue outbreak...

News  /  Published 09.11.22

In pics: CM at Rash festival, dengue awareness and more latest news from Kolkata

A quick look at the day it was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 08.11.22

Salt Lake residents rarely spot BMC vector-control teams

Blocks along canals have turned into dengue hotbeds with cluster infections being reported...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


Opinion  /  Published 07.11.22

Bengal being miserly about dengue data

An information blackout is likely to add to public anxiety — this was the case during the Covid pandemic...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 05.11.22

Experts list priorities in dengue fight in Kolkata, rest of West Bengal till December

The Telegraph takes a look at the roles of agencies and individuals that have a direct bearing on the spread of the disease...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.11.22

Black hole of dengue death data in West Bengal

We do send information to government, say Kolkata hospitals; no data sent to National Center for Vector Borne Diseases Control since June...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.11.22

West Bengal sets 15-day target to curb dengue

According to data from Swasthya Bhavan, the state reported 5,396 cases in the 44th (current) week, which was 5,936 last week...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.11.22

South or north, how civic apathy binds dengue-hit pockets in Kolkata

A Paikpara resident, a Kasba resident and a Behala resident reported the same indifference on part of Kolkata Municipal Corporation...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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