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Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes

... mosquitoes, the carrier of the dreaded dengue and chikungunya fevers. Health officials said that during their ...ported one confirmed case of dengue and another of chikungunya almost a month earlier than their usual date with the national capital. Last year the city had witne...

Chikungunya-hit Villages to Get Funds to Fight Mosquitoes

...madoss Thursday said that all villages affected by chikungunya fever would get Rs.10,000 to prevent mosquito bree... confirmed cases in the entire year. 'Though the chikungunya situation was much more alarming last year, we are taking the increasing number of such cases this y...

Chikungunya Spreads as Funds Remain Unspent

...lf the central government funds allocated to fight chikungunya last year remained unused - mostly in southern sta... worst-affected 16 states to help them contain the chikungunya fever. But a sum of over Rs. 74.9 million is yet to be utilised. "It is unfortunate that the count...

Chikungunya Scare in Orissa: 4 Die

...istrict after four persons died due from suspected chikungunya in the past four days, a health official told Sund...es 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 ...

Kerala Seeks Centres Help to Curb Chikungunya Spread

... and central districts of Kerala hospitalised with chikungunya fever, an infection spread by the Aedes mosquito ,...et here Wednesday. The reason for the spread of chikungunya has been cited to be poor waste management facilities at the famed temple in Sabarimala in Pathanamt...

Thousands of Keralites Under the Grip of Chikungunya

... patients have been identified with mosquito-borne chikungunya fever , according to the state health department. ... have now been identified of having mosquito-borne chikungunya fever and I will not say none has died," Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi told reporters here Friday. ...

Chikungunya Affects Kerala's Healthcare Status

...e blow in the past one year due to the outbreak of chikungunya viral fever in the state. Last year, more than ...pectively in the country. In order to tackle the chikungunya outbreak, for the first time in recent history, the state government requested the Centre to deploy ...

Twenty-two Chikungunya Cases Confirmed in Maharashtra

...icials 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 ...

Chikungunya Make a Comeback in Kolkata

...outh Kolkata neighbourhood tested positive for the chikungunya virus earlier this week.// However the patient cea...l Corporation (KMC) to take necessary action since chikungunya was reported in the state after a gap of 42 years. KMC will collect blood from Shakil Khan again ...

Mega Project to Revamp Karnataka’s Healthcar

...They will be trained in primary health issues like chikungunya and malaria," she said adding that HIV-related hea...me as well. Karnataka had reported over 150,000 chikungunya cases last year. The health minister said the state government would upgrade 63 taluk government ...

India to Specialize Doctors to Treat Infectious Diseases

...he outbreak of infectious diseases like dengue and chikungunya claiming many lives and affecting thousands across the country in 2006,// the government is planning to train doctors to specialize in such diseases. The National Board of Examinations (NBE), an autonomous body under the health ministry, is planning...

First Open-heart Surgery Performed in Agra

...successfully treating a large number of dengue and chikungunya cases in record time. Earlier patients had to go to Delhi for such operations, but such new facilities will benefit local people, due to the lower cost and a quality of service that matches the best of hospitals elsewhere, Dr. Mahendru said. Sour...

Sri Lanka Gold Hope Shadowed by Jayasinghe's Illness

...es start. Jayasinghe is suffering from viral flu chikungunya and will be out for at least a week, according to a Sri Lankan official. Even if Jayasinghe recovered within a week, she will not have adequate time to train and catch her lost workouts to be fit for the women's 100m and 200m races,which may be he...

Prime Minister Calls For Early Warning System On Epidemic Outbreaks

...nt incidences of vector borne diseases// including chikungunya and dengue and called for setting up an early warning system on epidemic outbreaks. According to health ministry, over 160 people have died this year due to spread of dengue across the country. In the case of chikungunya, Health Minister Anbumani Ra...

13-Year-Old Boy Is Latest Dengue Victim; Delhi Toll 47

...desh (81). Health authorities were also battling chikungunya in many states, with 188 districts affected by the viral fever. Three fresh cases of chikungunya were reported Wednesday taking the total number of cases in the country to 1,666. Health officials ...

Dengue Claims Another Victim in Delhi Taking the Toll to 46

...otal. Health officials said a total number of 29 chikungunya cases were reported from Delhi. Outside Delhi, the number of confirmed chikungunya cases reported are - Maharashtra (679) followed by Karnataka (294), Andhra Pradesh (248), Gujarat (1...

YSR launches 'Operation Dengue'

... that are responsible for diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and malaria. Around 3,000 cycle rickshaws have b...b the mosquito menace. Dr Reddy said that unlike chikungunya dengue fever was fatal. He pointed out that while dengue had first reared its head in North India be...

Dengue Toll Touches four in West Bengal

...ore cases have been reported since. Two cases of chikungunya were confirmed in the state earlier. The two who tested positive are residents of Ramchandrapur village under Baduria block of Kolkata's adjoining North 24 Parganas district. According to official figures, about 1,500 people in about 15 villages ...

45% of Indians Affected by Chikungunya Fever

... percent. After an interval of more than 20 years, chikungunya fever has been reported in India, Comoros, Mauritius, Reunion and Seychelles.’ To complicate matters further Chikungunya infection is misleading doctors in the diagnosis of dengue fever, which shares similar symptoms. An outbreak of the dengue fe...

Kerala Tourism Will not be Affected by Chikungunya: Minister

A large number of cases of suspected chikungunya fever in Kerala will not affect the state's booming tourism sector, Tourism Minister // Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said Tuesday. "As the World Health Organisation (WHO) has come out with a report saying that the fever widespread here is not chikungunya,...

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