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    Indore: Saved from Zika, held by dengue

    Indore: District health department on Monday heaved a sigh of relief after all the five samples of suspected Zika virus affected patients were tested negative, with no fresh cases of H1N1 and chikungunya reported in city on the day. However, the relief remained short lived, as 12 fresh dengue cases have been reported in the city on the day, with number of patients suffering from the ‘unknown’ viral disease witnessing a steady

  • Bhopal: Posh colonies in grip of dengue and chikungunya

    Bhopal: Spread of Dengue and Chikungunya in posh localities of the city has caught the resident unaware. The slum areas which are considered to be breeding ground of diseases has been spared to an extent this time, as the epidemic has spread its tentacles in the plushiest colonies of the city. The reason being: mosquitoes responsible for the viral diseases thrive in fresh water.

  • Indore: Nature has no-drug remedies for diseases trusted by even doctors: Janak

    Indore: “Be it meditating on a mountain or smelling the roses in garden, one, who lives in sync with it, can always experience the healing power of nature. While most people, who are suffering from chikungunya and dengue, are trying to fight it with medicines and drugs, nature has a no-drug solution for it that is even adopted by doctors for their family,” shared Dr Janak Palta McGilligan in an interview with

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    Get Rid of Sick Mentality

    September 2016 saw worst outbreak of dengue, chikungunya and malaria in India’s capital city Delhi with death toll rising to 19 (till sept 20) even as the number of cases of the vector-borne disease had crossed 1,300. These figures have once again posed a serious question for our society that why is it so that despite the advancement in science and technology, there is an upsurge in diseases everywhere ? Who is to

  • Smartphone app may detect Zika, dengue in 30 minutes

    Washington: Researchers including one of Indian origin have developed a new smartphone-controlled, battery-operated diagnostic device that costs just USD 100 and can detect Zika, dengue and chikungunya within 30 minutes.

  • World’s first Chikungunya vaccine developed

    Washington: US researchers have developed a vaccine for chikungunya fever made from an insect-specific virus that does not have any effect on people, making the vaccine safe and effective, says ANI.

  • Bhopal: New disease makes inroads into state

    BHOPAL: At a time when the state is still coping with dengue and chikungunya, a new threat has emerged – Scrub typhus, a contagious disease which is caused by bites of chiggers, lice, rats or ticks. Patients suffering from Scrub Typhus have been identified in Bhopal, Gwalior, Sehore, Sagar, Vidisha and other cities of state. According to K.L Sahu, director, NHM, five cases have been found in Bhopal and similar numbers have

  • Hardik Pandya gets maiden call

    Mumbai : All-rounder Hardik Pandya was the lone new face even as senior speedster Ishant Sharma made a comeback, after recovering from Chikungunya, in the 15-member Indian Test squad announced on Wednesday for the first two matches against England starting November 9 in Rajkot.

  • Unprecedented surge in number of dengue, chikungunya in Bhopal

    Bhopal: In last few days, the number of dengue and chikungunya patients have been reported the highest in Bhopal. From October 3 to October 8, the numbers of dengue patients have been more than 61 positive cases reported in Bhopal, which is the highest in state.

  • People ‘left to suffer’ menace of diseases in Delhi: SC

    New Delhi : In a stinging criticism of the handling of dengue and chikungunya menace in Delhi, the Supreme Court on Thursday said that the authorities in New Delhi were “not interested” and the people have been “left to suffer”.

  • Mumbai hospitals ill-equipped for dengue, fears Opposition

    Mumbai: As the city is witnessing a sharp rise in dengue cases, opposition corporators on Friday questioned the Shiv Sena-BJP-led Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) on measures to curb the disease. At the civic general body meeting, corporators said civic hospitals were ill-equipped and civic officials are turning a blind eye. Opposition party leader of Congress Pravin Chheda said, “There have been instances that the dengue patients

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    No more ‘Aam’, its ‘Khaas’ Aadmi Party now, says BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has described the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as a “Khaas Aadmi Party (KAP), as its leadership was nowhere to be found when the capital city is reeling from the impact of Chikungunya and Dengue.

  • Kejriwal has no power to resolve any issue: JD(U) on Chikungunya deaths

    New Delhi, Speaking on the AAP- MCD blame game in the national capital over Chikungunya deaths, the Janata Dal (United) on Friday said that confusion persists in Delhi because Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has no powers to execute even normal functions.

  • Chikungunya toll rises to six in Delhi

    New Delhi: An 80-year-old man from Ghaziabad has died of chikungunya complications at a private hospital in Delhi, as the toll from the vector-borne disease mounted to six in the national capital.

  • Delhi Cabinet ‘missing’ in midst of health scare

    New Delhi : The deadly Chikungunya -– a vector borne disease — is taking its toll in the national capital, with at least four deaths being reported in the last two days.

  • Chikungunya starts gaining foothold in state capital

    Bhopal, Chikungunya is spreading its tentacles in the city with 6 patients being admitted to the hospital. Two patients have been admitted in JP hospital, while three in Hamidia and one in AIIMS, Bhopal. In state, 29 cases have been reported in 12 districts with one death.