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Chennai Corporation directs ICF to pay Rs 1 lakh fine for allowing mosquito breeding

Fines ranging from Rs. 100 to Rs. 10 lakh will be imposed on buildings which are found to be hotspots for mosquito breeding.

As Chennai faces dengue outbreak, govt takes preventive steps to tackle threat

The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine has issued a circular to the public and hospitals regarding dengue fever and the measures to be taken to tackle a dengue outbreak.


Everything you need to know about dengue shock syndrome

Some common symptoms of the condition include abdominal pain or tenderness, persistent vomiting, clinical fluid, mucosal bleeding and Lethargy or restlessness.

Hospitalised with dengue

Noted actress-director Aparna Sen has been hospitalised with dengue fever, which was confirmed by the doctors on September 9

First glimmer: After Asian success, dengue vaccine trials come to India

With no treatment in line for dengue, unlike malaria, control and prevention of this disease has posed a major challenge.

How dengue virus enters cells found

In some people the disease progresses to a severe, often fatal, form known as dengue hemorrhagic fever.


Not just attendants,poor patients also sleep in the open at PGI

Patients and attendants who come from far-flung areas for treatment at PGI and are left with no option but to spend their nights in the open.

City records dip in dengue,malaria cases

Meanwhile,the civic health department reported a total of 2,021 fever,two leptospirosis,207 gastroenteritis,32 typhoid and 27 hepatitis cases across the city last week.

Two die of dengue,toll touches 4

Dip in temp a relief for doctors.

Only 66 dengue cases reported this year

Sixty-six dengue cases have been reported till November 5 this year,while the number was as high as 292 last year.