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Sunday, November 28, 2021



7,000 dengue cases in Delhi; 5,000 just this month

November 23, 2021 5:14 pm

Delhi dengue cases: According to data collated by the MCDs, over 1,800 of these cases have been recorded over the past week alone.

Novel mosquito repelling molecule identified by CSIR team

November 18, 2021 9:15 am

During the Covid-19 pandemic, several states in India reported an alarming increase in dengue, chikungunya, and Zika virus cases, putting an additional burden on the already stretched medical facilities.

Need regular fogging, fumigation to combat dengue spread, say residents

October 17, 2021 9:08 am

As dengue cases continue to rise in Panchkula, breaking several years' record, city residents speak to The Indian Express, sharing their concerns and highlighting the shortcomings in local governance, administration.

Dengue, chikungunya cases in Maharashtra more than triple: 15 civic bodies asked to take urgent steps

September 17, 2021 1:52 am

The state reported 6,374 cases of dengue and 1,537 cases of chikungunya till September 14. Eleven persons have died due to dengue viral fever. There were 2,029 cases of dengue and four deaths from the disease and 422 cases of chikungunya were registered during the same period last year.

International Vaccine Institute and Bharat Biotech launch Phase II and III trials for chikungunya vaccine

August 26, 2021 3:26 am

IVI is advancing clinical development of BBV87 through a Phase II/III randomised and controlled trial to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of a two-dose regimen of the chikungunya vaccine in healthy adults at nine clinical trial sites across five countries.

Vadodara: 251 chikungunya cases, 417 dengue cases this year till Aug 25

August 26, 2021 1:37 am

The VMC has officially recorded 251 chikungunya cases this year till August 25, with seven cases on a single day on Wednesday. Until August 5 this year, the VMC recorded 60 chikungunya cases.

Regular monsoon ailments and Covid-19: Know the difference

July 21, 2021 9:04 am

Dr Anita Mathew, infectious disease specialist at Fortis Hospital, Mulund says that when a person is infected with monsoon diseases, they "unknowingly spray tiny droplets of bacteria and viruses that can be easily transmitted to others"

Mosquito-borne diseases: Causes, symptoms and prevention tips

September 19, 2020 2:12 pm

Know these causes, symptoms of mosquito-born diseases and avail timely treatment

Pune civic body reports zero cases of dengue and chikungunya from March to August

September 17, 2020 11:05 am

According to PMC data, this year, seven cases of dengue and 18 cases of chikungunya were reported before the lockdown in March.

Study shows how chikungunya virus may cause joint pain

August 30, 2019 2:26 pm

First recognised in Tanzania in the 1950s, the term 'Chikungunya' originated from an ethnic phrase that means 'to walk bend-over' - perfectly capturing the incapacitating joint pain suffered by infected individuals.