November 10, 2019 10:27 pm
A 41-year-old man from Madrid had sex with his male partner who was tested positive for dengue after a trip to Cuba.
November 07, 2019 8:44 am
Just a few days ago, a 10-year-old girl, Akshiti Das, had died of dengue at a private hospital in Kolkata. Before Akshiti, 56-year-old KMC staffer Shantanu Majumdar, who was tested positive for dengue, had died.
October 09, 2019 12:30 pm
Dengue is a notifiable disease, but a case is required to be notified only when the confirmatory test has been done in the lab. Importantly, however, the confirmation of dengue infection is not key to its treatment, which can proceed and even conclude without that test being done.
October 08, 2019 8:17 am
“The number of cases reported in Delhi so far is just 356, compared to 650 by this time last year. Most importantly, we have not yet lost a single life,” the CM tweeted Monday.
October 07, 2019 4:16 pm
As per the state health department, around 250 dengue cases have been registered in Patna since September 27, when the downpour began and continued for the next couple of days.
October 03, 2019 10:04 am
Till September this year, there have been 3,632 suspected dengue patients in Pune, of which 666 were confirmed cases of viral fever, said Dr Sanjeev Wavare, assistant medical officer of health at PMC. Another 294 patients tested positive for chikungunya, he said.
September 23, 2019 10:30 am
The research, published in the journal PLOS Pathogens, notes that one of the strains of the virus, DENV2 has smooth spherical surface particles while growing at the carrier mosquito's physiological temperature of 29 degrees Celsius.
September 17, 2019 1:35 pm
According to the study, published in the journal Nature Microbiology, dengue patients with higher levels of iron in the blood, had lesser chances of infecting mosquitoes that draw their blood with the virus.
September 16, 2019 7:48 am
Both the Delhi government and the local municipal bodies have been making efforts to raise awareness among people on precautions they need to take to ensure no breeding of mosquito larvae in and around their houses.
September 07, 2019 2:15 pm
Mamata Banerjee also informed the House that the districts along the India-Bangladesh border are the worst-affected and urged the Opposition to spread awareness about dengue.
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