Navigation Links
Dengue Outbreak in Kolkata, Four Dead

Dengue has claimed four lives in a week in Kolkata, not even sparing the city's upscale neighbourhoods. West Bengal health Chief Prabhakar Chatterjee has admitted that the fever that swept through some areas of south Kolkata is // dengue or brain fever.

There have been reports of 4 casualties and blood tests have revealed the presence of dengue in eight other people. The unofficial death toll is seven.

All the medical colleges and hospitals have been instructed to contact the School of Tropical Medicine and NICED (National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases) whenever they find a patient with dengue symptoms.

Health officials said about 100 people suffering from fever were showing symptoms of dengue, which often causes death when the fever reaches the brain. The disease spreads through the bite of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito.

Reservoirs constructed for scores of big and small housing projects, water collected in road excavation sites, accumulated garbage and rooftop water accumulation are the breeding ground of the Aedes mosquito.

An emergency meeting was held between the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and the state health department on Monday lay down measures to combat dengue.

The disease has mainly been reported from Lake Gardens, Golf Green, Dhakuria, Jodhpur Park, Tollygunge, Santoshpur and Jadavpur, which have posh apartments as well as slums.

The acting Chief Minister Mohammed Amin along with Urban Development Minister is monitoring the situation. Hopefully, with appropriate action, the spread of the disease would be limited.

Source: Indo-Asian News Service
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Dengue in Delhi – 26 Cases reported and 3 dea
2. Dengue fever in Delhi after the Monsoon
3. Dengue Claims 15 Lives In West Bengal
4. Dengue Epidemic in West Bengal: Over 1000 New Cases and 15 dead
5. 45 People die in West Bengal due to Dengue and suspected Japanese Encephalitis
6. Vaccine For Dengue Fever On Trial In Asia-Pacific
7. Dengue Fever Claims Five Lives In Pakistan
8. Fear Of Dengue Epidemic Looms Large: Fever Kills Five in Pakistan
9. Delhi Launches Special Drive to Check Dengue Spread
10. MCD Takes Steps To Prevent, Control Dengue
11. Dengue In City: KMC To Appoint 30 Contract Doctors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Dengue Outbreak Kolkata Four Dead

(Date:7/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, BRAC’s founder and chairperson, was ... has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to enhancing the world's production and distribution ... the World Food Prize Foundation, announced this year’s winner at a ceremony at the ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... The Lymphoma Research ... lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series of education ... four new members to their industry leading Scientific Advisory Board. LRF’s volunteer Scientific ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... DIC ... plant for Linablue®, Spirulina-derived natural blue food coloring. Construction of the plant, which ... U.S. Spirulina* production base, began in May 2014. After commissioning, commercial production is ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2015 ... ... Cannon , the global cancer enterprise of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), as ... treatment and research, OncLive announced today. , With this new partnership, OncLive’s ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The 28th annual Charity Horse Show hosted by the Mid-South ... 6 p.m. in Pugh Bourne Park, 343 Oakfield Road. The event will again benefit ... Elvis impersonator, a silent auction and concessions. , Horses and riders from around the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Sir Fazle Hasan Abed Receives World Food Prize 2Health News:Sir Fazle Hasan Abed Receives World Food Prize 3Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 2Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 3Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 4Health News:Lymphoma Research Foundation Welcomes New Scientific Advisory Board Members 5Health News:DIC Strengthens Its Position as the Global Leader for Natural Blue Food Coloring 2Health News:DIC Strengthens Its Position as the Global Leader for Natural Blue Food Coloring 3Health News:OncLive® Welcomes Sarah Cannon Cancer Network to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program 2Health News:OncLive® Welcomes Sarah Cannon Cancer Network to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program 3
... team has discovered a new protein family that may play ... some forms of cancer and even heart disease. , The ... system are published in the March 7 edition of the ... the National Institutes of Health. , What we found is ...
... MS Awareness Week March,10 - 17 unites MS organizations ... nationwide in an effort to shine a spotlight on ... disease where someone is,newly diagnosed each hour., (Logo: ... Ways To Join The MS Movement, The ...
... Hib meningitis has been virtually eliminated in,young children ... introduced Haemophilus influenzae type,b (Hib) vaccine nationwide, according ... b is a leading cause of pneumonia and ... and spinal cord. Each year, Hib kills approximately ...
... the charge in adapting drug dosing to a society ... of obesity in the Western World continues to rise ... researchers face the ongoing challenge of determining just how ... compositions. , In a pharmacological sense, obesity presents ...
... Carell, Stephen, Colbert, Susie Essman, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, Kevin ... Triumph The Insult Comic Dog And Many More To Be ... And xBox Live, Marketplace For $1.99 For 30 Days After Airdate With All ... ...
... Patient Care and Reduced Costs for Hospitals by ... Service Delivery with Significant ROI, DETROIT, March ... launched a new initiative to provide hospitals and,physicians ... dynamically,changing healthcare technology environment. By proactively managing service,delivery ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UCF researchers discover a new protein family implicated in inflammatory diseases 2Health News:What Will You Do? Join the Movement to End Multiple Sclerosis During MS Awareness Week March 10-17 2Health News:What Will You Do? Join the Movement to End Multiple Sclerosis During MS Awareness Week March 10-17 3Health News:What Will You Do? Join the Movement to End Multiple Sclerosis During MS Awareness Week March 10-17 4Health News:Deadly disease eliminated in children under 5 years of age in Uganda 2Health News:Deadly disease eliminated in children under 5 years of age in Uganda 3Health News:Deadly disease eliminated in children under 5 years of age in Uganda 4Health News:COMEDY CENTRAL(R) Announces Live On-Air Charity Special 'Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Benefit For Autism Education' Hosted by Jon Stewart on Sunday April 13, at 8 p.m. ET 2Health News:COMEDY CENTRAL(R) Announces Live On-Air Charity Special 'Night Of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Benefit For Autism Education' Hosted by Jon Stewart on Sunday April 13, at 8 p.m. ET 3Health News:Compuware Launches Strategic IT Service Management Initiative for Healthcare Industry 2Health News:Compuware Launches Strategic IT Service Management Initiative for Healthcare Industry 3
(Date:7/1/2015)... SAN DIEGO , July 1, 2015  AVACEN, Inc. ... a second AVACEN patent covering the medical technology platform supporting ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150630/227364LOGO ... The apparatus and methods patent no. 9,066,781 - Methods And ... devices manufactured by AVACEN and specific methods of use, referred ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... Fla. , July 1, 2015 Rock ... development company focused on chronic inflammatory disease and neurologic ... of principle study with anatabine citrate, the Company,s lead ... oral dose of anatabine citrate can significantly inhibit the ... subjects. The Company is developing this compound in a ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... , July 1, 2015 Egalet Corporation ... specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and ... Bob Radie , president and chief executive officer, ... summer. He will provide an update on Egalet,s ... tromethamine) Nasal Spray, approved product OXAYDO ™ ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AVACEN Medical Patent Issued 2Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Reports Human Proof of Principle Study of Lead Compound Demonstrating Inhibition of Inflammatory Markers In White Blood Cells 2Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Reports Human Proof of Principle Study of Lead Compound Demonstrating Inhibition of Inflammatory Markers In White Blood Cells 3Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Reports Human Proof of Principle Study of Lead Compound Demonstrating Inhibition of Inflammatory Markers In White Blood Cells 4Egalet to Present at Upcoming Conferences This Summer 2Egalet to Present at Upcoming Conferences This Summer 3
... -Study Results Show Cethromycin Not Associated with QT Prolongation- ... -Favorable Cardiac Safety Profile Strengthens NDA-, CHICAGO, ... ADLS ), today announced positive results from Trial,CL07-001, a ... cethromycin. This study was conducted to evaluate the cardiac,safety ...
... landscape of scientific,publications strategy, planning and delivery is ... global publications groups are fully,located in the marketing ... groups to increase clinical presentation, according to a ... a benchmarking study that included such influential companies ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Advanced Life Sciences Announces Successful Thorough QT Study of Cethromycin 2Advanced Life Sciences Announces Successful Thorough QT Study of Cethromycin 3Advanced Life Sciences Announces Successful Thorough QT Study of Cethromycin 4Advanced Life Sciences Announces Successful Thorough QT Study of Cethromycin 5Advanced Life Sciences Announces Successful Thorough QT Study of Cethromycin 6Industry Executives Finding Value in Shift of Scientific Publications 2
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: