dengue News

Delhi health dept under scanner for dengue pamphlets

A committee formed by the Director General of Health Services (DGHS) in 2018 has concluded that the supply order of 30 lakh pamphlets, printed during that period, was issued without seeking necessary approvals.

Dengue cases in Delhi mount to 2,406

According to the SDMC, 10 people died due to dengue in Delhi last year, of whom five were not residents of the national capital. Overall, the vector-borne disease had affected 9,271 people in the city last year.


Bihar: Trainee cops go on the rampage following lady constable's death from dengue

Dwivedi told a news channel over the phone that the trouble-makers had hardly undergone training for a few days.

Dengue, malaria cases underreported in Delhi, says report 

The weekly report released by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Monday claimed 290 fresh cases of dengue reported in this week, taking the total confirmed cases to 1,310.

Mumbai: 16 H1N1 cases, 2 dengue deaths reported in October

The civic authorities inspected over 1,200 households around the residences of both victims to screen other cases. In addition, over 700 houses were inspected for mosquito-breeding.

Delhi: 290 fresh dengue cases in the capital

The weekly report was released by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation. So far, a 12-year-old has died in the capital. Officials said there are seven suspected dengue deaths.


Milder strain and higher immunity behind sharp drop in dengue cases in Delhi

The capital has reported 1,020 cases of dengue so far this year — less than half the number (2,884) it reported during the same time last year. Authorities have so far confirmed the death of only a 12-year-old girl in the capital so far.

Delhi: Last week, 180 dengue cases in city

Eight cases of chikungunya were reported in the past week, taking this year’s total to 97. About 38 malaria cases were recorded in the past week, taking the total number of recorded cases this year to 385.

Mumbai: Four dengue deaths in city in September, this year’s toll reaches nine

In September alone, 398 dengue cases were recorded.

Kolkata: 10-year-old, two others die of dengue over three days

Though the recent deaths have become a cause of concern for the public, health department officials claimed the situation was under control.