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Friday, September 17, 2021



2 die of diarrhoea, around 300 ill in West Bengal's Kamarhati

September 10, 2021 11:59 am

"At least 297 people from Kamarhati Municipality have reported ill at Sagar Dutta Medical College and Hospital due to the water-borne disease. As of now, 150 people are undergoing treatment at the hospital.

2 dead in Kamarhati diarrhoea outbreak

September 09, 2021 5:41 am

A large number of patients reached Sagore Dutt Medical College and Hospital with symptoms of diarrhoea, the sources said. Several of them were discharged after initial treatment and while at least 61 were admitted to the hospital.

West Bengal: Diarrhoea outbreak in Kamarhati area, 78 hospitalised

September 08, 2021 9:29 am

When contacted, Kamarhati Municipality coordinator Gopal Saha said that people have been asked to boil water before drinking.

Is it safe to have frozen honey? Here's what experts say

August 05, 2021 3:42 pm

TikTok's now #frozenhoney trend has more than 600 million views on the hashtag, and more than 80 million on #FrozenHoneyChallenge

Panchkula diarrhoea outbreak: 16 water samples found not potable, cases continue to rise

July 20, 2021 5:18 am

An outbreak report prepared by the health teams highlighted leakage and mixing of dirty water into drinking water supply, open drainages, poor sanitary conditions attached with contaminated open sewage water behind the outbreak.

Panchkula diarrhoea outbreak: 1 dead, over 300 affected

July 16, 2021 4:43 am

Panchkula CMO says water filthy, public health dept says not our fault

Digestive troubles post-COVID: A gastroenterologist explains

October 14, 2020 9:29 am

Digestive issues have been commonly seen in patients who have recovered from Covid-19, which need to be addressed on time to avoid further complications. Count on these tips from an expert

Diarrhoea in children: Tips for treatment, from a doctor

December 31, 2019 5:13 pm

If the child passes a lot of stool and the liquid intake is not replaced, it can lead to dehydration. A child should be given the correct re-hydrating solution, one that has water, some glucose and electrolytes.

Hospital gowns, stainless steel contaminated with pathogens: Study

July 16, 2019 9:48 am

This pathogen commonly affects older adults in hospitals and in long-term care facilities. Symptoms can range from diarrhoea to fever, rapid heartbeat, inflammation of the intestines, and kidney failure.

New vaccine by Pune-based institute safe against severe rotavirus gastroenteritis: Study

September 27, 2017 8:51 am

To be launched in Nov; Centre orders 3.8 million doses for use in Universal Immunisation Programme