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Tomato Fever Replaces Chikungunya in Kerala

...r is spreading rapidly in the areas of Mudakayam, Varzur and Kanirapally in kottayam and Pathinamtita districts, which were earlier affected by Chikungunya. ... own". A five-member team of the Central Expert Committee arrived in kottayam on Sunday to take stock of the situation. Hundreds and thousands of...

Kerala Ready to Invite WHO to Study Fever Outbreak

...rs than was seen in other parts of South Asia where the attack was mild," she said. Sreemathi added that a team of experts while visiting the kottayam Medical College spotted a strong source of mosquito breeding just outside the hospital wards. "The need of the hour is that irrespective of ou...

Kerala Opposition's Unique Protest Over Fever Deaths

...we have done a better job in tackling the fever," Sreemathi said. She said that there had been 76 deaths in the two most affected districts of kottayam and Pathanamthitta. Chandy, however, hit out at the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and said the government had done nothing to get fu...

Kerala Seeks Centres Help to Curb Chikungunya Spread

...fever, an infection spread by the Aedes mosquito , the state has decided to seek help from the central government. Reports from Pathanamthitta, kottayam and Ernakulam districts indicate that around 40 people have died of high fever in the last three weeks. "We have decided to call an all party ...

Thousands of Keralites Under the Grip of Chikungunya

... were reported in Pathanamitta Friday. Reports from Pathanamthitta, kottayam and Ernakulam districts indicate that around 40 people have died due to high fever in the last three weeks. Kerala's central districts like kottayam and Pathanamthitta were among the worst affected, accounting for nearly hal...

Chikungunya Affects Kerala's Healthcare Status

... The present outbreak, which has seen more than 40 people die in the past two weeks in the south and central districts of Kollam, Pathanamthitta, kottayam and parts of the capital city has raised questions about how good Kerala's healthcare system really is. According to sources, more than 100,00...

Kerala Government Sanctions Funds for Chikungunya-affected Districts

...said that ten million rupees have been granted to the affected districts of kottayam and Pathanamthitta to fight the disease. He also disclosed that oth...e, while over 7,000 are admitted to hospitals, mainly in Pathanamthitta and kottayam districts. Armed forces doctors and paramedics have also joined in ...

Well-known Kerala Actor, Mohanlal, Turns AIDS Activist

...e to his heart- AIDS. Mohanlal will be the goodwill ambassador for the Kerala State Aids Control Society. In a state where five HIV+ve children in kottayam district were forced to give up their schooling following resentment from parents of other children, the contribution by the actor will seek to wipe ...

Kerala Doctors on Strike

...protesting against the arrest of Dr. P.Ashokan, of kottayam Medical College// by a police officer. Dr Ashok...een accused of causing the death of a youth at the kottayam Medical College hospital through acts of ‘negligen...ter infrastructure for government hospitals. At kottayam Medical College hospital, casualty, emergency serv...

Five HIV-positive Children Ousted from Kerala School

... The children - a boy in kindergarten, two girls in Class 2 and two girls in Class 4 - are inmates of Asha Kiran, an NGO formed under the aegis of the kottayam District Orphanage Association, which has 138 orphanages in the district. Asha Kiran was inaugurated on Worlds Aids Day Dec 1 last year by then...
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