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Now, scientists producing horny mosquitoes to prevent malaria, Zika, dengue

26 Jan 2019

Now, scientists producing horny mosquitoes to prevent malaria, Zika, dengue

For centuries, mosquitoes have been troublemakers and the number of people who have died after getting bitten by them is still a mystery.

Delhi affected by malaria: 324 cases reported so far

05 Sep 2018

Delhi affected by malaria: 324 cases reported so far

Malaria has gripped Delhi in a bad way, with 24 new cases being reported in a week.

Delhi: 146 malaria cases this season, 40% recorded in August

27 Aug 2018

Delhi: 146 malaria cases this season, 40% recorded in August

Nearly 60 cases of malaria have been reported in Delhi in August, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 146, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) said today.

131 malaria cases reported in Delhi this season

20 Aug 2018

131 malaria cases reported in Delhi this season

At least 43 cases of malaria have been reported in the first 18 days of August in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city this season to 131, according to South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) report released today.

Tips to protect your family from dengue and chikungunya

12 Aug 2018

Tips to protect your family from dengue and chikungunya

With intermittent rains hitting parts of the country for the past two months, the risk of mosquitoes thriving increases with each passing day.

Dengue: Delhi hospitals asked to add beds at less tariffs

07 Aug 2018

Dengue: Delhi hospitals asked to add beds at less tariffs

Incidence of mosquito-borne diseases in the capital is going up, with 109 cases of malaria and 56 of dengue being reported this season.

Delhi: 'Mosquito Terminator on Wheels' to spray insecticides around tracks

05 Aug 2018

Delhi: 'Mosquito Terminator on Wheels' to spray insecticides around tracks

After much prodding by the Delhi HC, the anti-mosquito breeding fight in the capital is now getting a big weapon.

#HealthBytes: Simple hacks to avoid dengue by preventing mosquito bites

25 Jul 2018

#HealthBytes: Simple hacks to avoid dengue by preventing mosquito bites

It's monsoon season and the risk of getting mosquito bite-induced infections and diseases like Dengue is at an all-time high.

Delhi: 54 malaria and 33 dengue cases reported this season

09 Jul 2018

Delhi: 54 malaria and 33 dengue cases reported this season

At least eight fresh cases of malaria have been reported in the first-week of July in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the national capital this season to 54, according to a municipal report released today.

Delhi: 46 malaria, 30 dengue cases reported this season

02 Jul 2018

Delhi: 46 malaria, 30 dengue cases reported this season

At least six fresh cases of malaria have been reported during the past week in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 46, according to a municipal report released today.

With 40 cases, malaria spreading faster in Delhi than dengue-chikungunya

26 Jun 2018

With 40 cases, malaria spreading faster in Delhi than dengue-chikungunya

Malaria is turning out to be a greater cause of concern for Delhi than dengue and chikungunya.

Delhi: Malaria spreading faster than dengue, 40-cases reported so far

25 Jun 2018

Delhi: Malaria spreading faster than dengue, 40-cases reported so far

At least 11 fresh cases of malaria have been reported during the past week in Delhi, pushing the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season to 40, according to a municipal report.

Dengue, chikungunya alert: Diseases may hit Delhi earlier this year

06 Mar 2018

Dengue, chikungunya alert: Diseases may hit Delhi earlier this year

This year, winter was warm in Delhi, paving the way for an early summer. This means that mosquito-borne deadly diseases like dengue and chikungunya will strike earlier than usual.

Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya outbreak in the national capital

28 Jun 2017

Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya outbreak in the national capital

The national capital has been plagued with all vector-borne diseases at the same time. While a total of 113 cases of malaria have been registered, at least 100 cases of dengue have come to the fore and over 149 cases of chikungunya.

L-G directs civic body to make Delhi open-defecation free

30 May 2017

L-G directs civic body to make Delhi open-defecation free

On Monday, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal directed the municipal corporations to work towards making Delhi open-defecation free.

'Mosquitoes don't wait for meetings'- HC raps govt over dengue

18 May 2017

'Mosquitoes don't wait for meetings'- HC raps govt over dengue

Rapping the Centre, the Delhi government and municipal corporations for lack of work done on checking vector-borne diseases, the Delhi High Court announced, "Mosquitoes don't wait for meetings."

Delhi plagued with 80 chikungunya, 30 dengue cases since January

26 Apr 2017

Delhi plagued with 80 chikungunya, 30 dengue cases since January

Municipal corporation reports from Delhi reveal that the city has witnessed 80 chikungunya cases and 30 dengue cases since January 2017.

Delhi reports 79 chikungunya cases, 24 dengue cases in 2017

11 Apr 2017

Delhi reports 79 chikungunya cases, 24 dengue cases in 2017

According to a report on vector-borne diseases by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SMDC), 79 cases of chikungunya and 24 cases of dengue have already been reported in 2017.

Chikungunya cases: SC fines Delhi health minister

03 Oct 2016

Chikungunya cases: SC fines Delhi health minister

The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs.25000 on Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain for not disclosing names of officials who were uncooperative amid the Chikungunya outbreak in the city.

CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll

26 Sep 2016

CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll

The Comptroller and Auditor General's office has accused the AAP government in Delhi of under reporting the severity of the dengue outbreak in the capital.

Massive spike in Chikungunya cases in Delhi

20 Sep 2016

Massive spike in Chikungunya cases in Delhi

Authorities said that over the last week over there was an increase of over 150% in cases of Chikungunya in the city.

Delhi: Chikungunya toll rises to 15

18 Sep 2016

Delhi: Chikungunya toll rises to 15

The death toll from Chikungunya in Delhi has risen to 15, and over 2800 people have been infected with various vector borne diseases in the city.

Centre asks Delhi to probe spike in Chikungunya deaths

15 Sep 2016

Centre asks Delhi to probe spike in Chikungunya deaths

The Centre has asked the Delhi government to probe the deaths of 10 individuals in the capital, suspected of having died of Chikungunya.

Delhi reports its first Chikungunya fatality

13 Sep 2016

Delhi reports its first Chikungunya fatality

A 65-year-old man, R. Pandey, succumbed to chikungunya on Monday at Sir Ganga Ram hospital in west Delhi.