epidemic News

Ebola death toll in three African countries hits 7,373: WHO

Sierra Leone's government this week launched a major operation to contain the epidemic in West Africa's worst-hit country.

Could have done more to contain Ebola, says US

"Essentially any hospital in the country can take care of Ebola. You don't need a special hospital room to do it," Dr. Tom Frieden.


BJP MLAs to be produced before NSA Advisory Board

Date for appearance will shortly be announced.

Deadly Middle East virus unlikely to cause SARS-like epidemic

MERS Coronavirus was first identified 15 months ago and there have been 90 cases reported so far.

Modern Etiquette: Tips on How to Reform a Rude World

Hasn't anyone noticed that if we want to change anybody else,we first must change ourselves?

Obesity at young age can cost a man 8 years: Study

Men who are obese by the age of 20 are most likely to die eight years earlier than their non-obese peers,a new study has claimed.


After flood,epidemic fear

The Andhra Pradesh government faces its toughest task yet since the floods as it grapples with threats of outbreak of post-flood epidemics.

In swine flu times,a human shield

As state Health Minister B Sreeramulu came under fire for not sparing enough time to address the swine flu epidemic....

Cerebral malaria kills 25 in Bihar; central team in Munger

A Central team visited Bihar to take stock of the situation in cerebral malaria-hit Munger district even as the death toll due to the disease rose to 25.

Mohali slums hand out open invitation to epidemic

It seems the Mohali District Administration has not learnt any lessons from the epidemic in Mohali village that saw over 600 (official figure) cases of cholera...

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Kerala floods: A quick guide of DOs and DON’Ts for the people of Kerala after returning home

For the people of Kerala, here's a quick list of things to watch out for once you are home and living on your own. Dr KK Aggarwal, the former National President of the Indian Medical Association lists them out.