Navigation Links
Twenty-two Chikungunya Cases Confirmed in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra health department Thursday said 22 cases of Chikungunya disease were confirmed in Kolhapur district of the sate .

"Of the 20 villages in Kolhapur district from where an outbreak of the viral fever was reported, we have found 22 cases from only 12 villages, which tested positive for Chikungunya from blood samples tests conducted at Pune's National Institute of Virology (NIV)," said Maharashtra health secretary Chandra Iyenger.

"Preventive measures are being taken for the other villages within a five-km radius of the affected villages," she said.

Health authorities are also monitoring patients complaining of fever with arthritis in Sangli, Solapur and Latur districts.

"There are reports of 25 suspected cases of the deadly viral fever in neighbouring Sangli district and we have sent their blood samples to the NIV in Pune for confirmation," said Iyengar.

Health department officials said joint health director and chief of the chikungunya control mission, B. P. Gaikwad is camping in Kolhapur while another joint health director D. S. Dakhure is monitoring the situation in the Latur circle.

"Since the mosquito aedes aegypti, which spreads the disease, breeds in fresh water, observing a day in the week as 'dry day' by emptying and cleaning dry all household utensils and tanks is one effective measure that everybody must take", advised Kolhapur district health officer T. A. More.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. No Cure for the New Mosquito-Borne Disease, Chikungunya
2. Chikungunya Epidemic On French Island Claims 52 lives
3. French Minister To Visit La Reunion Island To Monitor Chikungunya Epidemic
4. Chikungunya Fever: French Government struggling to Tackle the Mosquito Menace
5. Threat from Chikungunya, No Longer a Fear
6. Over one Lakh Affected by Chikungunya Disease Nagercoil
7. Chikungunya Strikes Chennai, India
8. Madhya Pradesh Affected by Chikungunya Fever
9. Chikungunya Death Toll Raises to 12 in Madhya Pradesh
10. Chikungunya In Mauritius Claims 77 Lives
11. Seven Dead in Maharashtra Due to Suspected Chikungunya
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/18/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Butler Mobility invited Ken Matthews to visit its manufacturing facility ... Ken was impressed with the safety and reliability of the Stannah Stairlift as well ... This endorsement by Ken Matthews can be heard on News Radio WHP 580 ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 , ... Park ... Moore’s “Oh Behave” Show on the Pet Life Radio network. The episode, which ... a number of topics including: what factors led to Park Cities Pet Sitter’s being ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... February 18, 2017 , ... A new directory from ... points to easily connect elderly veterans of America's armed forces to a range ... also conveys material on this year's increase in the Veterans Pension with Aid ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... 2017 , ... While EHR data has revolutionized the nursing ... workstation designed to reduce nursing fatigue while enhancing productivity. Based on field experience ... lightweight, highly mobile, multi-functional alternative to the limitations of handheld computing. , Nurses ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... FL (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 , ... ... software tools that allow for the electronic prescribing of controlled and non-controlled substances ... , Ninety percent of pharmacies in the United States now accept electronic prescriptions, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/16/2017)... 2017  Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARLZ ... announced that executive management will participate in the RBC ... 22-23, 2017. Adrian Adams , Chief Executive Officer, ... p.m. local time on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. ... event may be accessed from the Investors section of ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... 2017  AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for ... Vincent J. Angotti has been appointed ... company,s board of directors, effective Monday, March 6, ... experience leading executive and commercial teams at public ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... Feb 16, 2017 Research and Markets has ... Market Analysis & Trends - Function, Application, Cancer Type, Technology - ... ... Diagnostics Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around ... 2025. Some of the prominent trends that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: