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Ayurvedic ways to keep mosquitoes away this monsoon

Growing plants like tulsi, lavender, lemongrass, marigold and mint is helpful as they act as natural and effective mosquito repellents.

Bangalore news August 15 highlights: Kashmir is India's crown, says Karnataka CM Yediyurappa during Independence Day address

Bangalore news August 15 highlights: Get the latest updates on Bangalore traffic, Bangalore weather, the events in Bangalore today, Karnataka floods, and much more in our daily live blog.

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Know the causes, symptoms, and stay safe from leptospirosis this monsoon

The first phase usually occurs five to 14 days after exposure to contaminated source with an abrupt onset of symptoms like pain in the muscles, eyes and headaches, followed by high fever and cold.

Maharashtra govt steps up measures to prevent vector-borne diseases, special focus on dengue situation in Kolhapur

Last year, there were 11,000 cases of dengue in the state, with 67 deaths. Kolhapur had the highest number of dengue cases (1,400) and deaths (13) in the state.

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.

Zika Fever: Everything you need to know about the mosquito-borne viral disease

Usually, the infection remains asymptomatic. But, some symptoms may appear within two to seven days after a person has been bitten by an infected mosquito.

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Know the symptoms and keep yourself safe from dengue fever with these easy tips

A person can suffer from dengue a second time if the viral strain is different from the initial infection. So ensure adequate protection.

Foods to eat (and avoid) if you have dengue fever

Dengue fever can rise rapidly after the onset of the initial symptoms. Thus, it is vital that one seeks medical help as soon as these symptoms are observed.

Travelling to chikungunya-prone areas? Keep in mind these pointers

Diet is an important part of treatment and recovery, and as a viral disease, chikungunya is no different.

How Chandigarh is gearing up to tackle dengue menace this monsoon

Chandigarh health department issued show-cause notices to 19 government offices, 10 religious places, five bhawans, hostels, schools and private offices each, besides a college after its officials found larvae on their premises.

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Dengue Outbreak:Toll Rises To 11- Discussing Government's Proposed Actions & The Ground Situation

Dengue crisis continued to rattle Delhi with a six year-old boy and a woman succumbing to the vector borne disease, raising the toll to 11 even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said his government was mulling bringing a law to enable temporary takeover of private hospitals during emergencies. Aman Sharma, a child from Srinivaspuri […]

Satyendar Jain, Delhi Health Minister Speaks On Dengue Outbreak

The death toll due to dengue in the national capital rose to nine on Monday night after a 43-year-old man succumbed to the disease at the Lal Bahadur Shastri hospital. “He was brought to the hospital in a critical condition. He had internal bleeding and his platelets count were less than 20,000. He was immediately […]

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