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Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes

...visits and surprise checks to stop the breeding of aedes mosquitoes," he said. Elaborating on their field visit, the CMO said they were mainly targeting coolers, flowerpots, roof top water tanks, and any possible place capable of holding water for a longer time. This year Delhi has reported one confirm...

Dengue Fever Deaths Up in Vietnam

...us thrives in urban areas because the carrier, the aedes mosquito, breeds in stagnant water, including in blocked drain-pipes and rubbish heaps. Experts predict dengue fever will increasingly spread with global warming, growing urbanisation and more international travel....

Chikungunya Scare in Orissa: 4 Die

...visited the village Saturday. "We have found the aedes mosquitoes in the locality. The mosquito is the carrier of chikungunya and dengue. So from the symptoms of the disease the possible outbreak of chikungunya can't be ruled out," B Nageswar Rao, chief of the specialist team, told IANS. "Orissa does n...

Chikungunya Affects Kerala's Healthcare Status

...and chikungunya have to be isolated because if the aedes mosquito bites an affected person, it can carry the disease to others in the hospital. Government hospitals do not have the infrastructure to isolate these patients," a doctor said on condition of anonymity. Soman said authorities should take the h...

Twenty-two Chikungunya Cases Confirmed in Maharashtra

...tuation 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 off...

Dengue Fever Hits Indonesia, 75 Dead

...e that spreads during the rainy season through the aedes aegepti mosquito, she said. West Java was the worst hit province with a total of 42 people dead due to the viral since early this month. The province has recorded 1,889 confirmed cases. Source-IANS...

Mosquito-borne Dengue Disease on the Rise in Five Malaysian States

...lean their property to be rid of the larvae of the aedes mosquito, which carries the dengue virus. Symptoms of dengue are high fever and rashes. If not detected and treated early, the disease can be fatal. Ramlee said that officials have been sent to the southern Johor state, which was hit by massive...

Prime Minister Calls For Early Warning System On Epidemic Outbreaks

... to the disease. Both the diseases are caused by aedes aegypti mosquitoes. "The prime minister has instructed the ministry of health to restructure the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) and to transform it into an 'Early Warning System' for the outbreak of epidemics," said a statement of ...

Orissa Confirms First Dengue Case

... in 2005. Dengue, caused by the bite of a female aedes aegypti mosquito, is a recurrent phenomenon in India in recent years, especially during the post-monsoon period. The virus has claimed over 100 lives across the country this year with the number of reported cases crossing 7,000. Source-IANS...

Dengue Fever Spreads in Latin America, Caribbean

...ould be enrolled to eliminate breeding grounds for aedes aegypti mosquitoes, the transmitter of the disease. In Colombia, around 16 patients are reportedly hospitalised, while one is in serious condition with aggressive haemorrhagic strain. Colombian civic authorities are calling upon the people to tak...

Is India Prepared to Face the Epidemics?

...Friday. After all, YF is also spread by the same aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits dengue and chikung... genetic makeup of Indians or the Indian strain of aedes aegypti mosquitoes are incapable of transmitting the virus. But virologist Pradeep Seth, formerly ...

56 New Dengue Cases; Delhi Govt. to Review Situation

...l Nadu. Dengue, caused by the bite of the female aedes aegypti mosquito that breeds in stagnant water, is marked by high fever, skin rashes and joint pain. Sometimes, a sharp drop in blood platelet counts due to the disease can prove fatal. Source-IANS...

Dengue Death Toll Raises to Six in UP

... secretary Arun Kumar Misra said. Carried by the aedes mosquito, the dengue virus has typical symptoms of high fever accompanied with acute pain in the joints and eyes. 'It is certainly not as deadly or fatal like Japanese Encephalitis, but still it is a matter of serious concern for us' said Misra, addi...

AIIMS Campus - A Breeding Ground for Mosquitoes

...authorities say is the perfect breeding ground for aedes aegypti mosquitoes that cause dengue and mainly breed in clean stagnant water. On Oct 3, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) sent a notice to AIIMS accusing the R.P. Centre of Ophthalmic Sciences for not complying with the hygiene standard. Th...

Chikungunya Outbreak Feared in Jaipur

... by an alphavirus that is spread by bites from the aedes aegypti mosquito. Its symptoms are fever and shivering, joint pain, headache, weakness and nausea. In Sirohi area of the state, 10 cases of chikungunya have already been identified by the hospital administration while in Jalore about five samples a...

More than 50,000 Affected by Chikangunya Fever in Madhya Pradesh

...ted. The chikangunya virus is transmitted by the aedes aegypti mosquito and the government is taking "full precautions and teaching people how to prevent the spread of the disease", said Burhanpur Chief Medical Officer J.S. Awasiya. Chikangunya's typical symptoms are high fever up to 104 degrees Fahre...

Chikungunya Affects Eight States

...ease is caused by Chikungunya virus transmitted by aedes aegypti mosquito, he said. Mishra said though the disease is not serious and an infected person normally recovers within a week's time, yet Chikungunya can create many kind of complications. Meanwhile, a high-level meeting was held here today which...

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