Friday, Dec 09, 2022

vector-borne diseases


Monsoon around the corner, Chennai civic body cracks down on mosquito breeding

October 03, 2022 9:49 am

The Greater Chennai Corporation said that 3,271 workers, including 2,317 contract workers and 954 full-time employees, have been deployed to carry out a drive against mosquitoes.

Gujarat: Vector-borne diseases rising, may go up further after monsoon, say health officials

August 18, 2022 12:49 am

An AMC health official said on condition of anonymity that vector-borne diseases in Ahmedabad city are on the rise month wise but is lower than that reported in 2019.

Health insurance a must-have amid vector-borne diseases this monsoon

August 02, 2022 5:37 pm

Dengue, Chikungunya and Malaria are some of the common diseases that this season brings along.

Dengue, other vector-borne diseases on the rise in state for past 3 years

June 07, 2022 7:45 am

This year, from January till March 31, there were 786 cases of dengue viral fever.

Maharashtra steps up surveillance measures to curb cases of vector-borne diseases

June 06, 2022 7:38 pm

State surveillance officer Dr Pradeep Awate said guidelines have been issued to each district to prepare action plans to check vector-borne diseases.

Positive effect of Covid: Vector-borne diseases see a sharp decline in Ahmedabad

September 03, 2020 2:23 pm

Rajesh Sharma, programme incharge of vector-borne disease control programme of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s health department, attributed this downward trend to people taking immunity-boosters as well as cleanliness during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Bengaluru: BBMP registers 1041 dengue cases in 2019, doctors say numbers downplayed

July 01, 2019 5:23 pm

Over the last two months, the BBMP has stepped up its awareness campaign in the city. The BBMP health department is planning to conduct surveys and identify the areas where dengue virus is spreading rapidly.

Vector-borne diseases claimed 1,010 lives this year: J P Nadda

July 21, 2017 7:54 pm

The minister also said the Centre ensures deputation of teams with specialist doctors to guide and supervise the efforts of the state governments to help in reduction of morbidity and mortality due to the outbreak of vector-borne diseases.

Prevent outbreak of vector-borne diseases: Health department begins house screening in slum areas

June 09, 2017 8:25 am

Field units of department are creating awareness about vector-borne diseases.