Dengue figure in the India’s capital New Delhi has crossed the alarming 3,000-mark, with about 400 new cases being detected in the last few days. 3,298 cases have been reported in the city so far with North Delhi alone accounting for over 1,500 cases, a report released by the MCD said. The total number of … Read more
Dengue cases in India have nearly doubled with 17,492 cases recorded in the January-July period in 2013 as compared to 8,899 in the corresponding period last year, according to the Health Ministry. The number of fatalities have declined with 56 deaths recorded as compared to 76 lin 2012. While Kerala reported the maximum dengue cases … Read more
Delhi and NCR have reported 30 cases of persons affected by Dengue in 2013 (till 31st July). The Government of India has taken the following measures for prevention and control of Dengue in the country including Delhi and NCR. Guidelines – Dengue-Like Fever • Developed a Long Term Action Plan in January, 2007 and sent … Read more
A mosquito-borne disease often known as ?break-bone fever? has found a new enemy in a unique type of mouse.
The United Nations health agency called on South-East Asian countries to take prompt action to prevent and contain mounting outbreaks of dengue fever, a potentially fatal flu-like viral illness spread by mosquitoes breeding in artificial containers and improperly managed garbage.
The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection has confirmed an imported Dengue fever case involving a 76-year-old woman living in Tsing Yi, bringing this year’s total number of Dengue fever cases to eight, all imported.
The United Nations Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), a regional arm of the UN World Health Organization (WHO), is assisting Paraguay in its efforts to control an outbreak of dengue fever that has affected thousands.
The entire Latin America region needs to take preventive measures to prepare for what promises to be a ?difficult year? for dengue fever following an outbreak of the mosquito-borne infection in Paraguay, United Nations health officials have warned.
As many as 252 people have died of dengue fever in Indonesia since early this year while the number of dengue cases in the country has reached 15,005, Health Ministry spokesperson Lily S Sulistyowati said in a press conference, reported by Xinhua.
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is investigating an imported case of dengue fever today (January 9) and urged members of the public to guard against the disease.