Navigation Links
Meeting to tackle Chikungunya

A meeting of the Health Ministers of chikungunya-affected States will be oganised by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry in the capital today//.

The agenda is to come out with a plan to combat the disease that has affected more than 1.3 million people in India. Chikungunya has taken several lives, predominantly in Kerala. The Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss will chair the meeting of the Health Ministers of the four southern States, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Delhi.

The Health Ministers had met in Delhi last week to discuss ways to control the spread of the disease. They requested for fogging machines, insecticides and medicines to control mosquitoes that transmit both chikungunya and dengue. Similar demands for logistic support are likely to be made in this meeting also.

7.6 lakh cases have been reported in Karnataka, over 43,000 in Kerala. 90 deaths have been reported in Kerala and 7 in Ahmedabad due to chikungunya. Of the 28 chikungunya cases in Delhi, 7 have been confirmed.

Dengue has affected 3,803 people across the country and the death toll has reached 52 of which, 20 have been reported from Delhi. The number of dengue cases in the capital has crossed 1,029. 713 cases of dengue in Kerala are undergoing treatment and 4 deaths have been reported here. In Tamil Nadu, 368 cases and 1 death have been reported. In Rajasthan , 8 people died and 328 of them are getting treated. 259 cases and 8 deaths have been reported in Uttar Pradesh. The number of deaths reported from other states is 3 from West Bengal, 4 from Karnataka and 3 from Gujarat.

According to an advisory issued by the Ministry, people should be screened at airports, railway stations and bus stands and anyone suffering from fever should be taken to hospitals as part of the preventive measure. 30 hospitals in Delhi have been notified by the government to directly conduct blood tests for patients having fever.
GYT
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Medical Colleges, Confident of Meeting Standards Before 90-days deadline
2. Meeting To Discuss Issue Of Personal Health Records
3. Virtual Meeting Place Unites Patients with Brain Tumors and Neurosurgical Disorders
4. Review Meeting on Avian Flu
5. Childrens Hospital Boston Presents at the Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting
6. I Would Sob After Meeting Young Prostitutes: Judd
7. National Neurosurgery Awareness Week Kicks Off During Annual Meeting of the AANS
8. The Use of Radio Frequency Identification ( RFID) to tackle the growing menace of counterfeit drugs
9. Guidelines to tackle bird flu pandemic
10. U.S. unprepared to tackle bird flu
11. New drug proven to tackle Type 2 Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... CitiDent ... sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As many as 18 million ... by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer significant relief to about ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The ... demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, ... to meet the highest standard. , These products are also: Gluten Free, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) ... FACMI, during the Opening Session of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s ... Morris F. Collen, a pioneer in the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Information about the technology: , Otomagnetics has ... prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy in children. Cisplatin and carboplatin ... cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as a dose limiting toxicity. Hearing ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... HMP , a ... of a 2017 Folio Magazine Eddie Digital Award for ‘Best B-to-B Healthcare Website.’ Winners ... October 11, 2017. , The annual award competition recognizes editorial and design excellence across ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... Oct. 2, 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... for the third quarter of 2017 on Tuesday, October ... on that day with the investment community and media ... The conference call will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern ... a live webcast of the conference call through a ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... Halo Labs announces the European launch of their new ... at MIBio 2017 in Cambridge, U.K on ... in biopharmaceutical samples with unprecedented speed and sensitivity while using far ... Membrane Imaging. ... particle analysis system ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... Sept. 28, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ... conference call and webcast on Friday, November 3, 2017, ... and ending at approximately 8:30 a.m. (CDT) / 9:30 ... company,s 2017 financial performance and guidance for 2018, Hill-Rom ... to enhance operational performance, and long-range financial outlook through ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: