Flood-ravaged Surat Issues Epidemic Warning
A health warning has been issued in Gujarat's flood-ravaged Surat
city following two deaths due to suspected Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome - a disease that spreads through rat// urine, droppings or saliva.
The deadly virus affects the kidneys, lungs, pulmonary system or the heart.
HIV Awareness Increases as Condoms are Distributed in Gujarat Theatres Screening Porn Films
Particularly making available condoms at theatres screening porn films in surat
has succeeded in spreading awareness of the epidemic among vulnerable group...g reported in the state. Snehlata Bhatia, project manager of the program at surat
Municipal Corporation, said the state could be described as a "middle preva...
Prevention of Bird Flu Among Human Beings
... IEC activities.
This plan was operationalized during the outbreak of Avian Flu among poultry in Nundurbar and Jalgaon districts of Maharashtra, surat
District of Gujarat and Burhanpur district of Madhya Pradesh in February-April, 2006. Due to the coordinated action no human case of avian influenza w...
Songs Could Help to Overcome Flood Trauma
...it and similar jingles as caller tunes and ring tones.
"Tata and Hutch have agreed to use the song as caller tune. They might introduce it soon," surat
psychiatrist Mukul Choksi told IANS.
Choksi, along with 25 psychiatrists, has spelt out several measures to rehabilitate the distraught residents ...
Surat Declared Free of Hantavirus
... ravaged city of Surat, 250 km from here in south Gujarat.//
Additional director of NIV, M.S. Chaddha said: "NIV collected 46 blood samples from surat
city, and not even a single sample contained Hantavirus."
The medical authorities in Surat, including NIV, have not yet clarified why two person...
Leptospirosis Epidemic Overtakes Gujarat
... leptospirosis. The remaining 13 are believed to be suffering from some viral fever.
He said, "But there is no question of plague or Hantavirus in surat
and I am saying this with responsibility."
Chief Minister Narendra Modi criticized a section of the media for scaring people with "baseless report...
Viral Epidemic In Gujarat
...visit crowed places and to clean stagnant water.
Meanwhile, the death of two people from Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) had led to panic in surat
due to rumors of plague spreading across the city, but officials said that there was no plague scare in the city. The administration has been put on ...
Surat Lifts Ban On Poultry Sales
... The civic body of surat
city in Gujarat Wednesday lifted its ban on sales ...ing to officials, the ban was lifted from across// surat
district in south Gujarat, except the 10-km radius...
Around 106,000 chickens have been put down in surat
"Consumption of chicken and other p...
Poultry Business In Gujarat Badly Hit
... reported that 80% of the business has been wiped out. In Utchal taluka of surat
90,000 chickens have been culled.//
Ramesh Patel, secretary of the G...ere is no ban over poultry products across the state except a small part in surat
district, the local bodies and municipal corporations object to the entry o...
Surat in Gujarat,Confirms Bird flu Among Chickens
... Ahmedabad: Samples from a poultry in surat
district of Gujarat has tested positive for bird-flu, and this has led to the resumption of culling operations on chickens, around this area, accordin...