Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 14 (ANI): The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) said that 467 dengue and 459 malaria cases were reported across the national capital from January 1 to October 12 this year.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Sept 29 (ANI): Researchers developed a new type of vaccine for mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya. Since the vaccine does not require refrigeration, it is considered a major advancement in vaccine technology.
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 8 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday met former cricketer and captain of the Indian Cricket team Kapil Dev at his residence and discussed the campaign launched by the city-state government against dengue.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 1 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday kickstarted his government's 10-week mass awareness campaign against dengue and chikungunya by inspecting his residence for stagnant water, which can spread such mosquito-borne diseases.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 30 (ANI): A recent study revealed how the chikungunya virus continues to cause joint pain for months to years after the initial infection.
New Delhi [India], Aug 28 (ANI): The Delhi government on Wednesday announced a special campaign aimed at tackling dengue and chikungunya in the national capital.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], July 28 (ANI): A disease control centre developed an Autocidal Gravid Ovitrap (AGO trap) that attracts and captures female mosquitoes looking for a site to lay eggs. After which researchers reported that AGO traps successfully protected people from infection with chiku
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 18 (ANI): With the onset of monsoon in Hyderabad, cases of vector and water-borne diseases have witnessed a surge in the city.
New Delhi [India], July 17 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday launched a three-day "Jan Jagrukta Abhiyaan" in Delhi to sensitize people on Vector-Borne Diseases (VBDs).
Updated : 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 4 (ANI): The Ministry of Health released on Thursday this year's figures regarding the number of cases of vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and Chikungunya.
New Delhi [India], July 4 (ANI): As monsoon sets in, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan along with Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Thursday met Health Department and civic body officials and discussed measures to be taken to prevent the outbreak of waterborne diseases in the nationa
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi (India), June 20 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that his government is prepared to deal with the challenge of dengue and chikungunya -- two water-borne diseases which hit the city-state every year during the monsoon.